India has a longstanding relationship with almonds with generations of mothers giving almonds to their children in the morning. Aided by a sustained Almond Board marketing program, the shipments of almonds from California to India have seen a 50% increase over the last 5 years, reaching 126 million lbs. in 2015-16.
Welcome back to our FSMA Files column! This month, we’re focusing on questions we’ve received regarding FSMA compliance dates. These questions are timely, as FDA recently announced a delay in the compliance dates for the agricultural water requirements in the Produce Safety Rule. We’ve also fielded a number of...
Convening in the heart of Lodi Wine Country, Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted its Nineteenth Annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium at the Wine & Roses Hotel on June 22, 2017.
Each June, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff and industry members visit Washington, D.C. The annual fly-in marks a week of hectic activity as the group, representing several ABC committees and the Board of Directors, as well as the Almond Alliance, meet with multiple Federal agencies and Congressional offices.
India has a longstanding relationship with almonds with generations of mothers giving almonds to their children in the morning. Aided by a sustained Almond Board marketing program, the shipments of almonds from California to India have seen a 50% increase over the last 5 years, reaching 126 million lbs. in 2015-16...
In the first 100 days of President Trump’s administration, he has signed 33 Executive Orders and 27 Presidential Memoranda. Both have the same legal weight, but have different processes for issuance.
For the second time in The Almond Conference’s history, potential speakers may submit proposals to present at The Almond Conference in December on selected topics.
The Almond Board’s 14th annual Environmental Stewardship Tour in May showcased the lifecycle of an almond orchard — from the importance of state-of-the-art breeding techniques all the way to the care of a mature orchard. Duarte Nursey in Hughson hosted the tour, which was attended by more than 50 attendees from local, state and federal regulatory agencies, along with media, elected officials and various almond industry members.
The Finance and Audit Committee (F&AC) reviews all budgetary recommendations and the revenue/ assessment rate prior to consideration by the Board of Directors.
Welcome to the fourth edition of the FSMA Files column. This month, we’re focusing on questions we’ve received regarding the foreign supplier verification requirements under FSMA. These questions are timely, as the first compliance date for FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) regulation was May 30...

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