Food Safety

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 »

United Fresh releases recall resource guide

The United Fresh Produce Association has published the Recall Resource Guide to help the produce industry prepare for potential recall events as part ... continue reading »

New food safety planning publication available

Produce wholesalers and distributors now have a new tool to develop food safety plans that comply with FDA regulations under the Food Safety Moderniza... continue reading »

Preventive controls training initiative gains acceptance

Response to the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance’s mission to promote safe food production through industry-developed educational programs h... continue reading »

IFCO North America adds director of food safety, quality

IFCO North America has appointed Jeff Mitchell as director of food safety and quality. Mitchell will oversee the North American food safety and qualit... continue reading »

CIFT seminar to focus on handling, processing food

Educating food businesses on the countless number of food-borne illnesses and product recalls that could be avoided through proper handling, processin... continue reading »