Under the Bioterrorism Act, facilities engaged in manufacturing, processing, packing or holding food for consumption in the United States are required to register with FDA, and to renew such registrations every even-numbered year.
A number of recent regulatory actions may place additional restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos in almonds in the near future.
The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry. Now in its fourth year, this honor will be presented at the Gala Dinner at The Almond Conference, Dec. 11 th . Past Almond Achievement Award...
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program!
After a lengthy comment period, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has released their proposed changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In this week's Almond Update Almond Board Director of Quality Assurance and Industry Services Tim Birmingham shares what these proposed changes mean for California Almond growers.
Dear Industry Members, This week, I have been attending the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Washington Public Policy Conference. Although most of the attendees work in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry, I have derived a lot of value from the content of the two-day event, due to the fact that the largest...
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program! This is an exciting opportunity for future industry leaders to gain a well-rounded education and explore the different facets of almond production, marketing and other issues...
The Almond Board of California (ABC) is pleased to begin accepting applications for the annual Almond Achievement Award. The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry. Now in its fourth year...
When you registered for the 2014 Almond Conference, did you also purchase tickets for the gala dinner?
Rancidity is one of the most pressing problems affecting processors, yet there is no completely objective chemical method for determining rancidity, according to Dr. Alyson Mitchell, professor of Food Chemistry, UC Davis.

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