Government agencies: New food safety guide for directors, executives and business owners; WTO Notifications.
New Zealand news: Trade update October; New Zealand dollar heading to GFC lows by end of the year; Kiwi natural products exporters offered US insights; Food Safety Culture – Take It Seriously; Shipping companies - low pollution fuel could carry high price tag; Moving horticulture from products to brands; China’s Dream – Trade War and Peace; Zespri Chairman Peter McBride announces retirement; Avocado thefts : Electric fences and armed patrols; Cannabis cultivation license granted to New Zealand's largest site; Kiwi Cannabis start up Zeacann calls in help to raise $20 million in funding; Kiwi exporters largely upbeat but challenges ahead; Seeka enters into $15.9m sale deal for five kiwifruit orchards; Kiwifruit is king!; Alternative fruit sticker wins top accolade; Could carrots be the secret ingredient to strengthen concrete?; Synthetic pyrethroids come under EPA microscope; New Zealand is beating Australia regarding Pacific work force.
International news:GAIN reports; USDA updates National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management; US: FDA announces measures to prevent future E. coli outbreaks; IBM and Maersk struggling to find blockchain shipping partners; Import risk analysis for US-apples commences; US: Draft guidances to help growers comply with FSMA; USA More and more growers open to labor certification; Jack Ma backs global Alibaba strategy in final letter to shareholders; China's currency value has dropped dramatically; Impact of Chinese tariffs applied to U.S. fresh fruit exports; Freshfel times; Avocado implicated in food protein-induced Enterocolitis Syndrome cases.