Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the California Avocado Commission has continuously monitored the evolving situation and made swift adjustments to its marketing plans, office operations, and grower and industry communications. Learn more.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has released a list of personal protective equipment (PPE) vendors and suppliers on its CDFA COVID-19 webpage to assist employers — who bear the primary responsibility for providing PPE — in locating necessary equipment. Learn more.
The implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR) mandates every produce farm must have an employed individual who has completed a U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved PSR Grower Training course. Due to current shelter-in-place orders the FDA has temporarily approved PSR remote training options. Learn more.
The Bark Beetle Mycobiome Network is hosting a “Current Status of Laurel Wilt Research” online meeting where scientists and researchers studying laurel wilt will share their diverse findings with participants. Learn more.
The California Avocado Commission’s (CAC) season opener program is essential to generating excitement and awareness about the start of the California avocado season. Combined, CAC’s robust media outreach, public relations and consumer advertising campaigns engage consumers across multiple platforms and encourage them to enjoy the fruit in a variety of recipes during peak season.