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Food Quality & Safety Symposium Helps Ensure Almond Lovers Enjoy a High-Quality Nut

Last month Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted its 19th Annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium. Events like this are important because they help the California Almond community deliver the high quality almonds that consumers love. Richard Waycott, ABC president and CEO, kicked off the event talking about how... Read more »

Looking Back: A Snapshot of Almond Food Safety Milestones

Food safety is something that we often take for granted. We expect a safe and plentiful food supply, but don’t always think about all the people and steps necessary to make it happen. Over the past 15 years, California Almonds has emerged as a proactive leader in food safety. However, there were two defining food... Read more »

Sustainability: Not Just a Buzzword!

Sustainability 1 was the overarching theme at the annual Almond Conference in December, with sessions dedicated to continuous improvement — including how attendees can apply new, research-based growing practices to improve their operations while reducing their footprint. During Wednesday’s luncheon panel, Dr. Jeff... Read more »

Newly Approved Almond Pasteurizing System Uses Electromagnets to Attack Pathogens

Above all, the Almond Board of California (ABC) is committed to providing consumers with almonds that are both delicious and safe to eat. The ABC Food Safety Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP) recently approved a new tool to its arsenal of systems used to pasteurize almonds while maintaining their nutritional value... Read more »

Magazine Profiles the Almond Industry’s Scope And Commitment to Food Safety

The origins of California’s agricultural boom harken back to the 1850s, during the Gold Rush. And now, our state is the nation’s leading agricultural and food manufacturing powerhouse, and it sets the “gold” standard for food quality and safety. In its recent article “California’s Abundant Agricultural Commodities... Read more »

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