Day: October 9, 2017

US: This portable pesticide detector offers a quick check of produce

Chemical Engineering: The detector is based on the absorption spectrum of chemical products, such as agricultural pesticides, and can indicate the level of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables within a few seconds. Lamps on the wireless charger indicate the testing results.
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Day: October 9, 2017

DE: GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR Stop & Freshcare Forum Australia

GLOBALG.A.P.: This small, invite only event was arranged as a meeting for prominent industry members (retailers, CB’s managers, Freshcare board representatives) to receive an update on general GLOBALG.A.P. activities and to discuss opportunities and challenges faced by the Australian horticultural industry in relation to food safety and social standards.
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