Tag Archive: Produce

New Antimicrobial Wash for Fresh Produce

“New Antimicrobial Wash Reduces Health Risks in Produce.” ARS and a commercial partner developed a new organic antimicrobial wash for fresh produce. Sometimes it takes time to find a winning formula. That’s how it was with First Step+ 10, according to Joshua Gurtler, an Agricultural Research Service scientist at the Eastern Regional Research Center, in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/23/new-antimicrobial-wash-for-fresh-produce/

Why Produce Farmers Should be Concerned about Food Safety

Producers, processors, and distributors must adhere to federal guidelines and procedures to keep the food we eat clean and safe. Photo credit: Evan Anderson The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, and it’s no coincidence. A lot of work has been put into developing rules that producers, processors, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/21/why-produce-farmers-should-be-concerned-about-food-safety/