With winter storms slowing after the first of the year, the snowpack is slightly below normal say surveyors. The Department of Water Resources reported Tuesday that manual and electronic readings record the snowpack statewide at 93 percent of average for this time of year, totaling just more than half at 55 percent of a total normal year that ends April 1.

Wendy Fink-Weber

WG President and CEO Tom Nassif discussed the framework for a joint-food safety initiative between Western Growers and the Produce Marketing Association during a panel presentation at the PMA Board Meeting this week in Austin, Texas. Nassif’s remarks highlighted the need to build greater accountability throughout the supply chain.

Tom Nassif

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