Food Safety

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 »

USDA awards $4.6 million for nanotechnology research

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded 13 grants totaling $4.6 million for research on the next generation of agricult... continue reading »

FDA awards $31 million in food safety grants to 43 states

FDA has awarded $31 million to 43 states to support multiyear plans for produce safety systems, education, outreach and technical assistance to preven... continue reading »

Anchor thermoforming plants receive hygiene certification

Anchor Packaging, a manufacturer of specialty food packaging used by restaurants and supermarkets for take-out meals, has again earned “High Hygiene... continue reading »

Grant to support high pressure processing in Michigan

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development voted to award a Food and Agriculture Investment Program grant to Great Lakes HPP in Tayl... continue reading »

Basic, advanced HACCP courses set for UC Davis

Two courses that present basic and advanced information on hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) will be held at the University of Calif... continue reading »

Inline Plastic rolls out new tamper evident products

Inline Plastics has launched its SnackWare food containers, the newest members of the company's patented Safe-T-Fresh line of tamper evident products.... continue reading »

Chlorine dioxide pouches make produce safer

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Florida are helping a company develop a small plastic pouch designed to make produce safer. The pouc... continue reading »