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  • OxiPhos now registered in California

    Jul 15, 2016

    BioSafe Systems’ OxiPhos is now registered for use in California. This marks the 41st state to register the product.   OxiPhos is a systemic bactericide and fungicide made from a combination of phosphorous acid and activated peroxide. The activated peroxide helps the phosphorous acid active… Full Story »
  • Ethylene storage technique proves good frying color

    Jul 14, 2016

    Ten years ago a vision arose in England of storing potatoes and onions without chemicals. A group of growers has studied, tested and perfected this new storage technique with ethylene gas. Now this technique is well known in potato and onion storage under the name… Full Story »
  • House approves GMO labeling bill

    Jul 14, 2016

    Legislation on the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO) has passed through the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The bill would create a national standard for labeling food made with GMOs. The bipartisan legislation, S.764, crafted… Full Story »
  • Potatoes USA launches new industry website

    Jul 14, 2016

    Potatoes USA has launched its new industry website www.PotatoesUSA.com/growers. The new site is designed to provide the U.S. potato industry with access to resources and market information as well as Potatoes USA news. One of the highlights of the new site is the interactive calendar that allows… Full Story »
  • Dehy potatoes promoted to Mexico’s pet food industry

    Jul 14, 2016

    The Mexican Pet Food Forum is an annual event targeted to professionals in the pet food industry. Potatoes USA provided participants with information about the functionality and benefits of U.S. dehydrated potato products utilized as an ingredient in the production of pet food.    … Full Story »
  • PVY threatens french fry industry

    Jul 14, 2016

    The next time you sink your teeth into a hot, crispy french fry, consider the threats that stand between you and this iconic food. Newly emerged viruses threaten the U.S. potato industry, including potatoes grown in Washington. More than 85 percent of potatoes from the… Full Story »
  • NSAC welcomes food facility final rule

    Jul 14, 2016

    The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has issued a statement welcoming the issuance of the FDA's final rule amending the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements for food facility registration. Read the statement below. The local and regional farm and food community has long awaited this final rule, which provides… Full Story »
  • Pathway Biologic expands to China

    Jul 14, 2016

    Pathway Biologic has entered into agreements for scaled distribution of Pathway Technology through a strategic initiative designed specifically for China agricultural production beginning 1st quarter 2017. The company has been working for three years to introduce its technologies within the China marketplace, according to a press release.… Full Story »
  • Research shows additional benefits when cooked, cooled

    Jul 14, 2016

    New research published in the scientific journal Food Chemistry shows that cooking and cooling potatoes can significantly increase the amount of Resistant Starch (RS), Potatoes USA said in a news release. Resistant starch is gaining momentum in the nutrition community due to emerging evidence in animal… Full Story »
  • PAA to induct four as Honorary Life Members

    Jul 13, 2016

    The Potato Association of America (PAA) will induct Bill Campbell, Warren Henneger, Ed Lulai and Willem Schrage as Honorary Life Members during its 100th annual meeting this August in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bill Campbell is a former PAA president, who served in 2011. He spent… Full Story »

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