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Crunching into an almond, it’s hard to imagine the journey that little nut took to make its way to your mouth. Learn about almonds’ many stages, abundance of natural beauty - explore it all from…
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Join the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP). More: http://www.almonds.com/growers/sustainability
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Learn more about nitrogen budgeting at http://www.almonds.com/nitrogenbudgeting
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  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule on its website on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. The rule updates standards for the…
Nov 13, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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The release of the Final Rule for Preventive Controls of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will mean some changes for the California Almond industry. What does this mean for you? Almond…
Nov 12, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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The Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food under the Food Safety Modernization Act has been published, and there is some good news for the California Almond industry, according to Tim…
Oct 06, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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Maintaining harvest quality through processing begins with good stockpiling practices in the yard. Stockpiles need to be protected against pests such as insects and rodents, but also against…
Aug 07, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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Even with the use of bin liners, bins should still be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before harvest. During storage in the off-season, contamination by rodents, birds, insects, trash and other…
Jul 08, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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This year’s Almond Quality and Food Safety Symposium began with a new twist to the program: the first talk of the day was given by Richard Waycott, president and CEO of the Almond Board of…
Jul 01, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety
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The Almond Quality and Food Safety Symposium in June marked the 17th time the industry has come together at this event to share resources and information on key quality and safety issues affecting…
Jun 15, 2015 // Quality and Food Safety