California Invests $3.75M to Fund Safer, More-Sustainable Pest Management

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today awarded $3.75 million to fund 10 research projects that explore Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools for urban, non-agricultural and agricultural pest management. The 2021-2022 DPR Grants Programs funded by the state budget represent a 617% increase from the previous year’s funding to accelerate the transition to safer, more sustainable pest management.

Save Foods Receives Regulatory Approval from the CDPR to Commence Commercialization in California

November 10, 2021 Save Foods

Save Foods (Nasdaq: SVFD) (“Save Foods” or the “Company”), an agri-food tech company focused on developing and selling eco-friendly products specifically designed to extend the shelf life and ensure food safety of fresh fruits and vegetables, today announced the registration of its product, SavePROTECT™️, by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR).

Tests Show Low or No Pesticide Levels in Most Fruits and Vegetables in California

Once again, tests showed that the vast majority of fresh produce collected by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) met national pesticide residue standards. During its 2017 survey, DPR found 96 percent of all samples had no detectable pesticide residues or were below levels allowed by the U.S. EPA.