Water quality critical for food safety

Smith, Ron
June 2011
Southwest Farm Press;6/2/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the statement of Texas AgriLife Extension plant pathologist Juan Anciso, saying that food safety issues may be reduced by paying attention to water in the U.S. Anciso said that food producers, handlers and shippers should be aware of water quality concerns because contamination may occur pre-harvest or post-harvest. He notes that food safety issues are posing a serious threat to the produce industry than plant diseases and pest problems.


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