Archive for October 2016

Report from the United Fresh Washington Conference (September 12-14)

In preparation for the March on Capitol Hill, close to 500 representatives of the fresh produce sector held discussions on the changes needed in the current regulatory programs in support of a legal and viable workforce, the possible impact of trade  agreements being negotiated (TPP and with the European Union), and the need to continue offering fresh fruits…

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CHC Greenhouse Committee Updates

Joint AAFC-CFIA-MAS Organics Industry Meeting CHC representatives met with representative of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Market Access Secretariat (MAS) together with several other national organic industry representatives on September 9, 2016 to discuss the on-going negotiations of organic equivalency arrangements of key trading partners. The equivalency arrangements…

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