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Almonds included in Round 2 of Support for Farmers Impacted by Tariff Retaliation and Trade Disruption Announced by USDA Secretary Perdue

Modesto, CA – Today USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced round two of support for farmers impacted by retaliatory tariffs and trade disruption in key export… [Read More]

May 23rd, 2019
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Almond Market Update – May 10, 2019

Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President The April Almond Board Position Report reported record shipments for April at 177 million lbs, just ahead of last year’s… [Read More]

May 10th, 2019
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Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update – April 12th 2019

Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President The March Almond Board Position Report shows the 2018 crop harvest at 2.265 billion lbs., with receipts not moving materially… [Read More]

April 12th, 2019

FDA ISSUES ENFORCEMENT POLICY GUIDANCE ON PRODUCE SAFETY FOR ALMONDS AND OTHER COMMODITIES: FDA WILL NOT EXPECT ENTITIES GROWING, HARVESTING, PACKING OR HOLDING ALMONDS TO MEET ANY OF THE PRODUCE SAFETY REGULATION REQUIREMENTS

This morning FDA announced they are using enforcement discretion for several commodities covered under Produce Safety Regulations and will not expect those commodities to comply… [Read More]

March 28th, 2019
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CDFA’S PRODUCE SAFETY PROGRAM PREPARES FOR FOOD SAFETY INSPECTIONS TO BEGIN IN SPRING

Last week several Almond Alliance members received a letter from CDFA containing important information about on-farm food safety inspections that will begin this spring. A… [Read More]

March 6th, 2019