The fungicide fosetyl-aluminum doesn’t stick around long once it’s been applied in the field. In fact, it will almost certainly be completely hydrolyzed (split by water) into ethanol and phosphonic acid well before the commodity it’s been applied to is harvested. That’s fine for the grower, it’s actually the phosphonic acid that has the fungicidal
If you receive our newsletter, chances are you’re very familiar with our GMP-based “member audits”. For over 60 years now DFA has provided facility inspections for its members as part of the membership benefits. These inspections are intended to help food processors verify that they not only meet, but exceed, current regulatory requirements put in place
We are now in the hottest time of the year, the dog days of summer. This will change soon, and those in the food and agriculture industries look forward to this time of the year with equal parts anticipation and dread. The change in the season will soon mean longer shadows, cooler temperatures, and football.