Food Safety

Veggie Noodle recalls Butternut Spirals due to risk

Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monoc... continue reading »

Knox wins 2017 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

This year's Fruit Logistica Innovation Award goes to "Knox – Delayed Pinking in Fresh Cut Lettuce" from the Dutch firm, Rijk Zwaan. Knox delays the ... continue reading »

Challenges, opportunities confront processors in 2017

Despite many business challenges, produce processors and their trade associations look forward to what the new year could bring the industry. The s... continue reading »

Draft listeria guidance issued for ready-to-eat foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing an updated draft guidance, “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods,” whi... continue reading »

Maine blueberry processor reaches settlement with EPA

The owner of a blueberry processing facility in Hancock, Maine, has come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and ... continue reading »

Draft guidance issued for sprout operations standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an... continue reading »

Industry groups endorse Perdue for USDA

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for USDA secretary of agriculture, Bloomberg reports. The... continue reading »

HACCP workshop scheduled for Florida packers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) workshop in Imm... continue reading »

Mann Packing recalls snacking tray for undeclared allergens

Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling 205 cases of 18 ounce Organic Veggies with Organic Ranch Dip in a snacking tray because the product may contain ... continue reading »

CRF Frozen Foods trying to reopen after nationwide recall

CRF Frozen Foods remains closed after a nationwide recall in April 2016. Production at the Pasco, Washington, was shut down after the Centers for Dise... continue reading »