As I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, I ran across a story that seems to get recycled year after year: a fast food burger and fries that someone has had sitting around for years, and miraculously, hasn’t spoiled. The explanation that follows is never one of reasoning and science, but one of fear […]
Certain sources will stop a biotech debate in its tracks, not because they carry scientific validity but because they are so laughable to be worthless.
Unchecked, unvalidated false expertise has at least temporarily devalued the real education and expertise of food regulators almost entirely.
While the FDA continues to investigate a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 associated with romaine lettuce the administration says any contaminated product from the Yuma growing region has already worked its way through the food supply and is no longer available for consumption. As the romaine lettuce outbreak, that has claimed five lives and […]
Companies have been destroyed and industries crippled over panics fueled by premature and breathless reports of food recalls.
The USDA has announced the funding of $7 million to support 11 projects in six states to develop solutions to challenges affecting the specialty crop industries that cross state boundaries. The awards are managed through the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP) administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). “The best way to tackle many of […]
It is so easy to get caught up in the competitive side of business. Or maybe that is just me, the marketer, always listening and looking for the things that push my brands ahead of the pack. I had one of those moments when I heard about GreenGate’s participation in the USDA Quality Monitored program. […]