Food Safety

Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention includes organics

Multiple concurrent educational sessions and a large industry trade show will be featured during the three days of the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Veg... more »

$3.5 million grant aids organic growers in food safety efforts

The University of Rhode Island and The Organic Center, along with co-investigators from three other universities, were recently awarded a $3.5 million... more »

Kentucky conference features production, marketing experts

Registration for the Kentucky Fruit & Vegetable Conference is open. The event is Jan. 3-4, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with pre-conference even... more »

EFI fills staff positions

Equitable Food Initiative is welcoming two new employees who fill positions involving ethical program implementation and marketing. Gabriela Lopez-... more »

USDA initiative to improve specialty crops, organic competitiveness

Through the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Initiative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to provide additional support to and increase th... more »

SE Regional growers conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. The event, scheduled for Jan. 11-14 in Savannah, Georgia, is market... more »

USDA extends specialty crop grants deadline

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Specialty Crop Multi-State Program Request for Applications (RFA). The Specialty Crop Multi-State Progra... more »

The Organic Center to research food safety, climate, pest issues

The USDA’s Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) research program is awarding The Organic Center almost $900,000 for four new... more »

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