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PEA AND POTATO PLANTINGS BEGIN THIS MONTH IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

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United States Green pea and potato plantings should begin this week as long as the cold and snow stay away. Corn planting should commence at the end of this month/early April. Due to logistic challenges (not being able to ship product) there are still inventories of corn available to purchase, however prices remain high with …

Food Safety

Whole Genome Sequencing – An Advanced Technology To Stop Foodborne Illness & Improve Food Safety

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Foodborne illness is a common occurrence. It is estimated that one in six Americans get sick from contaminated food or beverages annually and 3,000 die from it.  The USDA estimates that foodborne illnesses cost the United States more than $15.6 billion each year and the irony is that such illnesses are preventable. The CDC (Center …

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Plant-Based Foods Just Keep Getting Better

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One of the biggest continuing trends in the food arena today is plant-based foods.  I’m sure you’re all familiar and may have even sampled the “Impossible Whopper” at Burger King even if just out of curiosity. Now, as more players enter this market, we’re seeing a variety of innovative foods in 2022 that will tempt …