A new consumer research project conducted by the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) shows a 20% decline in overall levels of concern about produce safety over 2016 survey levels.
On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, senior leadership from the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) presented several recommendations on key issues facing the produce sector – ranging from produce safety to nutrition to research/data collection and prioritization – to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee and asked the committee to address these or adopt them.
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is pleased to announce the Class Three Fellows of the Produce Safety Immersion Program, sponsored by Calavo Growers/Renaissance Food Group at the gold level, and Ecolab as a silver sponsor.
Concerned that specialty crop growers are at risk of needlessly losing access to key “minor use” crop protection tools, Minor Crop Farmer Alliance (MCFA) is calling on the Biden administration to use sound science to direct the federal government’s pesticide safety decision-making, and to promote sound science with the U.S.’s international trading partners.
Whenever I’m feeling like some punishment, I wade into a moms group discussion on social media. It’s an eye-opening experience. This time of year, the windmill I’m usually chasing is the Dirty Dozen. Instead, it’s fresh produce safety during COVID-19.