March 25-26, 2015
Offered by USDA-APHIS and Chapman University
The fifth annual “Opportunities in Phytosanitary Irradiation for Fresh Produce Workshop” will take place March 25-26, 2015 at Chapman University in Orange, CA. Over the past five years Chapman University has partnered with US produce industries and USDA APHIS PPQ to conduct quality studies on a variety of fresh fruit. This project is funded by a USDA FAS Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Grant and is designed specifically to assist in developing export markets for US commodities.
The meeting will include:
- Presentation of APHIS trade initiatives
- Trade potential for irradiated produce
- Results of research on quality of fruit and effects on invasive species
- Grocery industry success stories
We hope to see you there!