News & Events

News July 27, 2022

A new electron beam facility for the irradiation of fresh produce for phystosanitary purpose is now operational in the Rio Grande Valley, at Mc Allen, Texas. Operating under the name of Reveam, the company was formerly known as Scantech Sciences. The service center will treat...

News July 12, 2022

Peter Follett of the Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research Unit, USDA Pacific West Area Agriculture Research Service in Hilo, Hawaii, received the Area Senior Scientist of the Year Award for 2022. This Award is for his contributions to postharvest entomology and quarantine treatments development. Well-known to...

News July 10, 2022

On July 1, 2022, the ISPM published the draft of an annex to ISPM28 concerning the irradiation treatment for the Jack Beardsley mealybug (Pseudococcus jacksbeardleyi) The treatment was first submitted in 2017 but further information from the submitter was requested. The treatment describes the irradiation of fruits,...