Fresh Produce - Fresh-cut, Postharvest, Food Safety

Belgium-Luxembourg - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

EU legislation is made up of Directives and Regulations which must be translated into the 23 official languages in use in the EU-27. Directives define the result that must be achieved but leave to each Member State the choice of form and methods to transpose the directive into national laws (...
Marcel Pinckaers
USDA GAIN

Korea - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Korea is well equipped with a modern legal system that is based on a fixed hierarchy. Based on this framework, an Act or law, legislated by the National Assembly, gives the legal basis for government regulations. The draft bill may be submitted by an individual National Assembly member or the...
Seung Ah Chung
Michael G. Francom
USDA GAIN

Manual de almacenamiento y transporte de frutas y hortalizas frescas en materia de inocuidad

  Este documento tiene como objetivo proporcionar una Guía que oriente a los productores agrícolas sobre las recomendaciones a considerar en el almacenamiento y transporte de frutas y hortalizas, empleando esquemas de reducción de peligros asociados a esta parte del...
Víctor Miguel García Moreno
Claudette Quevedo Valdez
José Martín Delgado Castillo
Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación, México

Evaluation and comparison of biofungicides and fungicides for the control of post harvest potato tuber diseases

  Potatoes are susceptible to a variety of storage pathogens, including late blight (Phytophthora infestans), Fusarium dry rot (Fusarium sambucinum), Pythium leak (Pythium ultimum) and silver scurf (Helminthosporium solani). Current recommendations for potato storage diseases include...
E. Gachango
W. W. Kirk
P. S. Wharton
R. Schafer
P. Tumbalam
Michigan State University

Small-Scale Postharvest Handling Practices: A Manual for Horticultural Crops (4th Edition)

The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: to maintain quality (appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value) to protect food safety, and to reduce losses between harvest and consumption. Effective management during the...
Lisa Kitinoja
Adel A. Kader
University of California, Davis

Costs and Benefits of Changes in Horticultural Practices

  This manual provides many examples of the expected costs and benefits of making a wide range of changes in horticultural production and postharvest handling practices. Examples are taken from many cultures, economies and commodities, to give the reader an idea of the potential of improving...
Lisa Kitinoja
Extension Systems International, Woodland, California

Food Safety Guide for Farmers Markets in Scotland

  This guide has been designed to help market traders and organisers at farmers markets meet food safety requirements. The details contained within this guide apply to all farmers markets and will also apply to traders at other markets in Scotland, for example car boot sales, fetes,...
Food Standards Agency Scotland
Food Standards Agency

EU-27 - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

This report provides an overview of food laws currently in force in the EU-27. The following sections were updated/added: food laws, allergen labeling requirements, warning labels, nutrition & health claims, nutrition labeling, country of origin labeling, food contact materials, additives,...
Hilde Brans
USDA GAIN

Denmark - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Responsibility for the safety of food and agricultural products in Denmark is shared between two Danish authorities: The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Danish Agrifish Agency. The food administration is the central supervisory authority for matters relating to food, including...
Asa Wideback
USDA GAIN

Austria - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

  This report outlines specific requirements for food and agricultural products imports into Austria. Austria as a member of the European Union follows the EU directives and regulations. It is recommended that this report be read in conjunction with the EU-27 Food and Agricultural Import...
Roswitha Krautgartner
USDA GAIN