California Cantaloupe Handlers to Launch Safety Program

DINUBA, Calif. — California cantaloupe handlers have voted to amend the California Cantaloupe Advisory Board to create a new, more comprehensive food safety program.

In a statewide referendum, 100% of handlers voted in favor of the action, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The amended board will affect all cantaloupes produced and marketed in the state, expanding its previous coverage of only particular growing regions.


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