MRLs and the California almond industry

February 2010
Southwest Farm Press;2/11/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of the increasing violation of maximum residue level (MRL) of pesticides on the almond industry in California. Spokesman Gene Beach of the Almond Huller and Processor Association argues that if pesticide applications are made in compliance with the domestic registration label, the handler can not reject the product. Christine Long of Almond Board of California suggests that regular and rapid communication within the industry is a valuable tool.


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