Tomato Producers Seek National Food Safety Program

Representatives from the Florida Tomato Exchange and the California Tomato Farmers cooperative have concluded a summit sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association by expressing their commitment to unify food safety practices for U.S. tomatoes.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Representatives from the Florida Tomato Exchange and the California Tomato Farmers cooperative have concluded a summit sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association by expressing their commitment to unify food safety practices for U.S. tomatoes. “A primary goal of the California Tomato Farmers is for standardized food safety criteria to be developed and implemented in all U.S. growing areas and eventually in Canada and Mexico as well,” Ed Beckman, president of the Californ

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