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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Dairy planned for Big Isle

The trickle of local milk in Hawaii that grew last year to a small flow could be on the verge of significant expansion again. An industry veteran plans to establish a dairy on the Big Island, which if successful would become the third major milk producer in the state and the first established after...

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HAWAII MONTHLY LIVESTOCK REVIEW

Here is the complete PDF file for the Hawaii Monthly Livestock Review Report. CLICK HERE for Livestock Report Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ ————————————————————- Contact Information: Mark E. Hudson, Director USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 Office: (808) 973-9588 / (800) 804-9514 Fax: (808) 973-2909...

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Hawaii House Blog: Agriculture

The Rodney Dangerfield of the Economy The room was packed, and the message came through loud and clear at the informational briefing this morning on the state of Hawaii’s agriculture industry. It was a joint meeting of the Committees on Agriculture and Water, Land & Ocean Resources. The industry faces its more critical period...

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Hawaii Monthly Livestock Review

Here is the PDF file for the *Hawaii Monthly Livestock Review *Report. lvstk100207.pdf Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ ————————————————————- Contact Information: Mark E. Hudson, Director USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 Office: (808) 973-9588 / (800) 804-9514 Fax: (808) 973-2909 ————————————————————- “HAWAII MONTHLY LIVESTOCK REVIEW”...

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