USDA Harmonized GAP audit aligns with the FDA’s Produce Safety Rule to streamline audits for farmers.
Lori Valigra writes about science, technology, and business for general and specialty news outlets in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including coverage of the "farm to fork" movement and food safety. She’s been involved in several media startups, and had articles published by The Boston Globe, Reuters, Science magazine, and others. She holds an MS in science journalism from Boston University and a BS in medical writing from University of Pittsburgh. She won numerous journalism fellowships and awards, including the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lori enjoys bicycling, snowshoeing, gardening, and traveling. She lives in the western mountains of Maine. Reach her at email@example.com.
Articles by Lori Valigra
Various risk factors associated with open water sources and ways to minimize those risks through management practices.
Indoor vertical farming holds promise for growing more vegetables as it’s easier to control temperature, humidity, and other conditions
State enacts food sovereignty law that promotes freedom of food choice for consumers willing to forgo safety regulations
Imperfect fruits and vegetables offer same taste and shelf-life as their cosmetically appealing brethren
Event kicks off TecExec series intended to advance technology’s role in U.S. economy
Opponents of Regulatory Accountability Act question its ability to improve food safety, proponents applaud its reduction in regulatory burden
Organic growers and producers have been given extensions to comment on two rules that could impact business
Researchers try to identify the important factors that have been lost and put them back into modern tomatoes
Requirement increases transparency and strengthens enforcement controls for organic products traded between the two countries