Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

  • New
  • Tomatoe
  • Mango
  • pine
  • water-m

freshcutThe Department of Health (DOH) has announced a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186043/US-Pre-cut-fruit-linked-to-Salmonella-outbreak-in-Washington-and-Oregon   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

WAjujubes1Following the continuous increase in living standards, imported fruit has already lost its reputation as an expensive commodity and entered the lives of common people. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186899/China-2017-analysis-of-fruit-import-price-conditions   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

tomatoesapplesA study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187079/Apples-and-tomatoes-may-help-repair-lungs-of-ex-smokers  Publication Date - 02/01/2018

tomate marruecosThe European Commission will enforce less strict phytosanitary controls on the export of tomatoes from Morocco to the European Union from 1 January 2018 Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187051/EC-reducing-phytosanitary-controls-on-Moroccan-tomatoes   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

banderol1Automation company Machine Service A+P Service from Jork has launched a new banding machine, in cooperation with Swiss company ATS Tanner. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187037/New-and-flexible-banding-machine-presented  Publication Date - 02/01/2018

fruit6Australian growers exporting to the European Union are being advised to immediately cease using products containing the active constituent iprodione following an EU decision to withdraw approval for the substance from next year. Source -  http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187078/Topfruit-exporters-to-EU-advised-iprodione-approval-to-end-in-2018 Publication Date - 02/01/2018