• Aug 19, 2009

    The first mushroom harvesters in Europe to complete a unique work based training programme were presented with their certificates recently.   The presentation took place in Days Hotel, Castlebar, Republic of Ireland on Monday 6th July when a group of 26 harvesters were presented with FETAC Certificates.

    Jul 20, 2009

    AEM bv in Maasbree (NL) goes further under the flag of Patron Agri Systems Group. With the take-over AEM - strong in the mushroom industry, becomes part of a stable organization in the steering and installation technique. For the customers of Patron, the take-over offers advantages as well, according to a company press release. 

    Jul 13, 2009

    In the beautiful town of Stellenbosch, near Cape Town in South Africa, the mushroom experience is taken to another dimension by the launch of the Wild Mushroom hotel.  

    Jul 03, 2009

    From the 10th to the 12th of June, after a 3 year break, The Dutch Mushroomdays were once again a good event to meet everybody in the mushroom industry. The days were held in the "Brabanthallen" in 's Hertogenbosch, a lively city in the centre of the Netherlands.

    Jun 05, 2009

    The Dutch Mushroom Days in Den Bosch promises to be a great success. Here's the latest on this event.

    Jun 05, 2009

    Jan Mulder, Euro-parliamentarian for the Dutch liberal party (VVD), and fourth on the list of candidates, will give a speech during the official opening of the Dutch Mushroom Days on Wednesday 10 June 2009.

    May 27, 2009

    C point is organising company visits during the upcoming Dutch Mushroom Days.

    May 19, 2009

    The 5th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC5), which was scheduled from June 18th -21st, 2009 in the city of Nantong, China, has been postponed because of the H1N1 epidemic.

    May 19, 2009

    The mushroom industry loses a worldwide well-known scientist and consultant by the death of Dr. Hans-Joachim Tschierpe. Tschierpe died on April 15 at the age of 78 after a short but severe illness.

    May 15, 2009

    The European Commission has been informed by food business operators that dried wild mushrooms may contain levels of nicotine higher than 0,01 mg/kg on a fresh weight basis. According to EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, the amount of nicotine was above the default maximum residue level (MRL) in 99% of cases. No clear reason has thus far been established for this unexpected presence of nicotine in dried mushrooms.


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