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In late August, thousands of techno music fans will descend on two former US military bases in Germany to enjoy a weekend of repetitive beats, strobe lights, and filled Rhineland-Palatinate dumplings. The “New Horizons” Festival at the Hahn Air Base and the Pydna Missile Base, located in the heart of the Hunsrück, about 80 miles west of Frankfurt, attracts close … Continue reading “Techno Music in the Hunsrück”
What is the Foreign Supplier Verification Program? As the name suggests, US importers now have the legal and financial responsibility to approve and verify foreign suppliers, ensuring that the products they import and distribute in the US fully comply with the food safety standards and methods mandated by the Food Safety Modernization act of 2011. This requires three major new … Continue reading “All About the Foreign Supplier Verification Program”