If you attended the 89th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas you should have received the Annual Meeting survey in your email inbox this morning. The survey is your opportunity to weigh in on your experience and let us know how we can improve or change things for our next meeting.
Last week, Western Growers submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) criticizing their proposed regulations defining the waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The agencies requested public comments on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that determine the range of waters that fall under the federal government’s jurisdiction.
Listeria has not typically been associated with fresh produce. However in the last few years, two major outbreaks associated with the consumption of fresh produce have changed how Listeriosis is seen by regulators and the fresh produce industry.