Expert urges farmers to take lead on food safety

DENVER (AP) — A food safety expert told Colorado farmers Thursday that last year’s deadly listeria outbreak traced to Colorado cantaloupe proved that they cannot rely on third-party inspections to guarantee their produce is safe. MORE: Listeria-linked cantaloupe farm had rated high in audit STORY: FDA cites dirty equipment in deadly cantaloupe outbreak Larry...

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Tropical Gardening – Vitamins abound

Tropical Gardening — Vitamins aboundSunday, January 15 2:10 am Lucky we live Hawaii, but we can learn a lot from gardeners on other tropical islands. Right now, we are in the Dominican Republic working with farmers on a project sponsored by the Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas, or...

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