Frutas y Verduras Frescas - Pre-cortado, Postcosecha, Inocuidad

Efecto del Momento de Cosecha y L-Cisteína como un Antioxidante en el Pardeamiento de Pulpa de Chirimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.) Precortada

El desarrollo de pardeamiento es uno de los factores limitantes en la calidad de chirimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.) precortada (fresh-cut). No obstante, existe poca información disponible en relación a sus causas y métodos de control en esta fruta. Se estudió la efectividad de L-cisteína (0,125; 0,...
Reinaldo Campos-Vargas
Bruno G. Defilippi
Paula Romero
Héctor Valdés
Paula Robledo
Humberto Prieto
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Effect of Harvest Time and L-Cysteine as an Antioxidant on Flesh Browning of Fresh-Cut Cherimoya

Browning development is the most important factor limiting the quality of fresh-cut cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.). However, there is little information available about its causes and methods of control. The effectiveness of L-cysteine (0.125, 0.25 and 0.5%) in fresh-cut cherimoya harvested on...
Reinaldo Campos-Vargas
Bruno G. Defilippi
Paula Romero
Héctor Valdés
Paula Robledo
Humberto Prieto
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research

Fresh Fruit Pesticide Residue Limits

Series of tables presenting the Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) in parts-per-million (ppm) for fresh fruit in the U.S., Canada, EU, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea. Tables also include Codex values. Current production practices often include the use of various pre- and postharvest chemicals, many of which...
M.A. Ritenour
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Traceability for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Implementation Guide

  This document serves as a guide to implementing GS1 traceability standards in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable (Produce) Industry supply chain. Traceability is a business process that enables trading partners to follow products as they move from field through to retail store or food service...
Produce Marketing Association
Produce Marketing Association

Country of Origin Labeling for Fruits and Vegetables

Country–of–origin labeling (COOL) provisions for fresh fruits and vegetables were included in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (hereafter referred to as the 2002 Farm Bill) and would have required retailers to inform consumers of the country of origin for covered...
John VanSickle
Choices magazine, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association

Post Harvest Handling Food Safety Assessment

  Detailed guidelines to self assess food safety on postharvest handling and packing facilities. Includes action plans to mitigate related issues. Once produce has been harvested, care must be taken to prevent either direct or cross contamination of the crop during grading, washing, packing...
Cornell University
Cornell University

Postharvest Handling of Fruits and Vegetables

This publication covers postharvest practices suitable for small-scale operations, and points out the importance of production and harvesting techniques for improving quality and storability. Various methods for cooling fresh produce are discussed. Appropriate production practices, careful...
Janet Bachmann
Richard Earles
ATTRA publication

Organic Products Regulations, Canada

    Final version of the Canadian Organic Products Regulation. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada These Regulations apply to food and drink intended for human consumption and food intended to feed livestock, including agricultural crops used for those purposes. They also apply to the...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada Gazette

USDA Requirements for Implementing Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling

Simply put, mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) requires specified food retailers to inform their customers of the country of origin of covered commodities. The Federal requirements for mandatory COOL stem from the 2002 Farm Bill, which amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to add...
Warren P. Preston
Soo Kim
Choices magazine, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association