Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Netherlands Antilles - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

With its duty-free status and limited import regulation, Sint Maarten has traditionally been a wide open market for U.S. food and agricultural products. However, with its newly acquired status as an autonomous country, Sint Maarten is beginning to develop its own food safety, and plant and animal...
Omar Gonzalez
GAIN

Cuba - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

This report was prepared by the Caribbean Basin Agricultural Trade Office of the USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service in Miami, Florida for U.S. exporters of domestic food and agricultural products. While every possible care was taken in the preparation of this report, information provided may not be...
Omar Gonzalez
Mark Ford
USDA GAIN

Jordan - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Jordan has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 2000. The accession to membership coincided with structural reforms, economic and legislative, designed to match international standards and requirements. As a result, the current food control regime in Jordan falls under two...
Mohamed Khraishy
USDA GAIN

Ethylene, enzymatic and respiratory pattern evolution in loquat (Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.) cv. Golden Nugget in the last four sequential stages of maturation

There is some controversy regarding the respiratory pattern of loquat (Eriobotrya japonica [Thunb.] Lindl.). Thus in order to provide information on this aspect of loquat, fruit of 50-70 g, from cv. Golden Nugget were harvested in four stages of maturity: green (BBCH 709), color break (BBCH 801),...
Pedro L. Undurraga M.
José A. Olaeta C.
Cristian Cancino
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Efecto del almacenamiento en atmósfera controlada sobre la calidad poscosecha y nutricional del tomate

El objetivo del presente trabajo fue determinar el efecto del almacenamiento en Atmósferas Controladas (AC) sobre la calidad poscosecha y el contenido nutricional de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.) "Imperial". Frutos de tomate en estado de madurez comercial fueron almacenados en...
José Ángel López Valenzuela
Francisco Javier Valverde Juárez
Silvia Lizzeth Mejía Torres
Gabriela López Angulo
Misael Odín Vega García
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Manejo Poscosecha de camote "Bush Buck"

El manejo poscosecha de camote es importante debido a que las pérdidas pueden llegar a 100% del cultivo por problemas de daño mecánico, pudrición y deshidratación. Con el manejo correcto y condiciones de transporte y almacenamiento adecuadas, se puede almacenar...
USAID-RED
USAID

Taiwan - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The Department of Health (DOH) is the statutory body responsible for the management of food safety in Taiwan. All food products, whether produced domestically or imported, must comply with the “Act Governing Food Sanitation.” The term “foods” as used in this Act refers to...
Chris Frederick
Rosemary Kao
Amy Hsueh
USDA GAIN

South Africa - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The South African food safety and food control systems are developed and enforced by three government departments: Department of Health (DOH), Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Regulatory Authorities: Department of Health: http...
Linda Siphugu
USDA GAIN

Effect of Gamma Irradiation on the Quality (Colour, Firmness and Total Soluble Solid) of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Stored at Different Temperature

  A considerable amount of tomato is damaged after harvest every year (20-30% annually) which has impact on the total vegetable production in Bangladesh. Gamma irradiation doses of 250, 500 and 750 Gray (Gy) were analyzed compared to those of unirradiated ones on 1st, 8th and 13th day of...
Humayra Akter
Shakil A. Khan
Asian Journal of Agricultural Research

Poland - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

This report was prepared by the Office of Agricultural Affairs of the USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service in Warsaw, Poland for U.S. exporters of domestic food and agricultural products. While every possible care was taken in the preparation of this report, information provided may not be completely...
Monika Zochowska
Jolanta Figurska
USDA GAIN