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Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe health hazards.

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Russia to Ban Import of Many Chinese FruitsThe Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) will on August 10 enact a temporary ban on Chinese pome and stone fruit imports due to high incidences of potentially harmful organisms being detected in shipments of fruit from China over the past few years. August 05, 2019
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Dan Siekman
Pineapple under the spotlight on the second dayPineapple under the spotlight on the second day May 16, 2019
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Produce Report
Meet Better DoleMeet Better Dole May 13, 2019
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Dole booth in the first CIIE

IGP-certified Tono Oranges from Spain on their way to China"IGP" certification (Indicación Geográfica Protegida, or Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) in English) is believed to further distinguish Tono from other oranges in China as a natural treasure from Valencia, Spain. April 13, 2019
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Jing Zang
Major New Soil Pollution Legislation Comes into Effect in ChinaThe new Soil Pollution Prevention and Control Law, which was passed in August by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China, came into force on the first day of January. It is China's first comprehensive soil pollution prevention and restoration legislation. January 08, 2019
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Dan Siekman
BCGlobal: Your portal into global food regulationsAgainst the backdrop of an ever-increasingly complex environment of food safety regulations and requirements across the globe, regulatory databases for agricultural products, such as those maintained by BCI, are invaluable to exporters, importers, and growers who want to ensure their products comply with foreign standards. December 09, 2018
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GSF's First Ever Farm Trains Chinese Vegetable Growers in Global Best PracticesIn 2016 GSF Fresh started supplying its Guangzhou processing facility with lettuce grown on its own farm in Malong county. This was a first for the Golden State Foods group, which does not typically own its own farms, but instead builds sourcing partnerships with trusted growers and then handles processing and distribution. The farm not only fills seasonal supply gaps for QSR customers in China and Southeast Asia, but also serves as a model farm and G.A.P. training base for GSF Fresh's other vegetable suppliers. October 31, 2018
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Press Release: Record-Setting PMA Fresh Summit to Spotlight InnovationInnovation will take center stage at Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) refreshed 2018 Fresh Summit Convention and Expo when it convenes Oct. 18-20 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Attendees will learn about industry-altering trends from big voices during the revamped convention – including Wired magazine Editor in Chief Greg Williams – while the expo is now a record setter, displaying new products and ideas along every aisle and row. September 11, 2018
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Dan Siekman
ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA offers complete packageASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA offers complete package September 03, 2018
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EXPERIENCE state-of-the-art FRUIT sensor Lab AT TOMRA & COMPAC’s ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA STANDEXPERIENCE state-of-the-art FRUIT sensor Lab AT TOMRA & COMPAC’s ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA STAND September 02, 2018
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