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With 68% of California Almonds exported, the Technical and Regulatory Affairs team at Almond Board of California (ABC) work to ensure the doors to the world remain open. And as demand for California…
Dec 16, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Almond Board of California (ABC) often facilitates opportunities for stakeholders to meet with industry members in an effort to initiate a dialogue on issues important to the California Almond…
Nov 29, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Almond Board of California (ABC) often facilitates opportunities for stakeholders to meet with industry members in an effort to initiate a dialogue on issues important to the California Almond…
Nov 22, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Almond growers hoping to fumigate with 1,3-D (Telone) will need to plan even more carefully after the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) changed the rules on township caps and…
Nov 08, 2016 // Government Affairs
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State pesticide regulators have drafted a new rule that will ban the application of any pesticide within a quarter mile of public schools and licensed day care centers by air, air blast sprayer, or…
Nov 01, 2016 // Government Affairs
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This year the regulatory component of The Almond Conference will be packed with valuable information on several topics. Here is a brief snapshot of just a few: Water remains a priority as we move…
Oct 13, 2016 // Government Affairs
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On Sept. 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new Guidance for Industry on the use of the implied nutrient content claim “healthy,” which has exciting implications for almonds.…
Oct 06, 2016 // Government Affairs
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There’s very little time left to comment on the proposed increase in the assessment from 3 cents a pound to 4 cents for a three-year period. The Board of Directors made this recommendation in April…
Oct 06, 2016 // Government Affairs
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In August, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made three major Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) announcements as follows: FDA extended the compliance dates for certain provisions across four FSMA…
Oct 06, 2016 // Government Affairs
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In January, the European Commission extended the temporary maximum residue limit (MRL) for Fosetyl-Al for almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pistachios, and walnuts until March 1, 2019, at the…
Oct 06, 2016 // Government Affairs