Food Safety

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 »

The reasoning behind conducting mock product recalls

Despite increased efforts and innovations in food safety procedures, more than 600 food recalls happened last year, and the produce industry was not e... continue reading »

Registration open for CIFT preventive controls workshop

The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) will host an FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Workshop May 3-4. The workshop, developed by the... continue reading »

Cornell CALS installs new high-pressure processor

Cornell food scientists are putting the squeeze on the microorganisms that spoil food and make people sick. With the installation of a new high-pre... continue reading »