For over a 10 years, family-owned and operated Swaggerty’s Farm has fully commited itself to excellent and cultivating a society of food stuff security. KODAK, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Swaggerty’s Farm scores the optimum AA Certification in BRC World wide Foodstuff Security criteria. With 2022 marking 10 yrs in a row and the eleventh consecutive greatest score. Scoring an A, the greatest grade from BRC in 2013 to 2014, a few moments with two scores in 2014 and […]

CPS provides students delicious and nutritious dining options. During the worst years of the Great Depression, food was in short supply and work even more so. As a part of his New Deal, President Franklin D. Roosevelt procured surplus food from farmers and hired thousands of out-of-work women to cook and serve the food to hungry public school students. The program was so successful that by 1941 every state had a lunch program in place. Today, school lunch looks a […]

Farming ministers today called for sustainability considerations to feature more prominently when it comes to setting food safety standards for international trade. In conclusions approved at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, ministers recognised the crucial role of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in facilitating the transition to sustainable food systems, and reaffirmed the EU’s commitment to maintaining high standards and fair practices. They also highlighted the EU’s willingness to explore, together with its partners, all pragmatic ways of integrating sustainability […]

Trade barriers to U.S. specialty crop exports can be complex, and the U.S. government’s response is generally formulated within an interagency context. USDA representatives abroad often receive information on pending regulations before those measures are formally notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for international public consultation. USDA and other relevant agencies can then engage with trading partners on proposed regulations at an early stage. FAS leads an interagency review process to provide formal comments on certain measures notified by […]