Food Safety

BrightFarms issues recall due to metal contamination

BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal as a result of const... continue reading »

Arizona Leafy Greens launches food safety program training

The Arizona Leafy Greens Food Safety Committee has added a new component to its comprehensive food safety program: a free, on-demand, online Metrics 1... continue reading »

Fortress Technology develops new metal detector range

Fortress Technology has designed a multi-aperture, multi-lane metal detector range. Featuring a single metal detector mounted across multiple food ... continue reading »

3M assay for E. coli earns AOAC designation

The 3M Food Safety Molecular Detection Assay 2 – E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status through the Official Methods of... continue reading »

PMA honors SmartWash Solutions with technology award

SmartWash Solutions has won the first-ever Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award from the Produce Marketing Association (PMA). PMA Ch... continue reading »

FDA finds Australia food safety system comparable

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed an arrangement with the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources recognizing each oth... continue reading »

Dow introduces new CANVERA coating polymer

New technological developments from Dow Coating Materials have facilitated the application of thermoplastic polyolefins in plastic food packaging to c... continue reading »

GAP Harmonized Food Safety Standards to be updated

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is updating the Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Harmonized Food Safety Standards for field op... continue reading »

FSNS awarded Certification Body of the Year

Food Safety Net Services Certification & Audit (FSNS C&A) has been selected as the “Certification Body of the Year” at the 5th annual BRC ... continue reading »

Listeria bacteria can hide inside tissue of romaine lettuce

A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional p... continue reading »