USDA Organic Rules

USDA Organic Rules

  On February 12, 2012, the USDA announced amendments to its National Organic Program rules to allow “the use of four new substances in the production or processing of USDA organic products.” The four new substances are: Microcrystalline cheesewax, used to hold moisture in logs…

Food Safety – Leftovers

Food Safety – Leftovers

  “When in doubt, throw it out!” Are those leftovers safe to eat? Not cooking food to a safe temperature and leaving food out at an unsafe temperature are the two main causes of foodborne illness according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.…

New California Olive Oil Law

New California Olive Oil Law

Effective September 26, 2014