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February 6, 2023
Statement of Western Growers on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Sustainable Pest Management Roadmap

IRVINE, CALIF. (Feb. 6, 2023) – With the release of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Sustainable Pest Management Roadmap designed to identify, prioritize and implement stringent pesticide reductions in California by 2050, Western Growers advocates for science-backed procedures to dictate how this plan is rolled out. Matthew Allen, WG’s Vice President of State Government Affairs, said: “The … Read More

February 2, 2023
Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance Issues Recommendations for 2023 Farm Bill

(Feb. 1, 2023) – The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), a national coalition of more than 200 specialty crop organizations representing growers of fruits, vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, nursery plants and other products, has released its recommendations for the 2023 Farm Bill. The SCFBA was established to advocate for broad-based Farm Bill policy … Read More

January 31, 2023
Western Growers Responds to the FDA’s Proposed Reforms to the Human Foods Program

IRVINE, CALIF. (Jan. 31, 2023) – Following the release of the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed reforms to the Human Foods Program, Western Growers SVP of Science, De Ann Davis, issued the following statement: “Western Growers applauds the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner and senior leadership for taking these first important steps to strengthen the … Read More

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