Food Safety

FDA offers free training for Sanitary Transportation Rule

The FDA has announced a set of free online training tools for ground-based food transporters. These new training modules are intended to help carrier... continue reading »

PATS seminar gives insight into sterilization technology

On Oct. 13 TOP bv and Marfo bv organize a seminar about PATS, a new sterilization technology for the food industry. The purpose of the seminar is to q... continue reading »

FDA sees whole genome sequencing as foundation of future food safety

The FDA is making the case for using whole genome sequencing (WGS) as part of global food safety efforts. Agency officials recently attended a meeting... continue reading »

FDA to enhance FSMA collaboration with states

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has outlined a number of immediate next steps in a comprehensive approach to ensuring successful implementation... continue reading »

USDA updates app to improve access to food recalls information

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has made changes to its FoodKeeper food recall information app. The agency announced in late August that the app wi... continue reading »

Produce Safety Rule compliance guide issued for small businesses

The FDA has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG),  to help small businesses comply with the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the Food Safety ... continue reading »

FDA planning tool to help businesses comply with FSMA

FDA is releasing a new software tool to help owners and operators of food facilities create a food safety plan specific to their facilities. The plann... continue reading »

Fall FSNS food safety training schedule set

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) announced its fall 2017 course schedule for food safety training. FSNS offers certified training programs that assist ... continue reading »

LGMA honors CDFA Secretary Karen Ross

The California leafy greens community recently met in Salinas to recognize those responsible for creating the public-partnership formed ten years ago ... continue reading »

Secretary Perdue appoints new leadership for food safety

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed Carmen Rottenberg as acting deputy under secretary for food safety, and Paul Kiecker was name... continue reading »