Food Safety

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 »

Purdue scientists hope to use light to detect bacteria

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the light... continue reading »

NAPAR develops food safety website

The National Association of Perishable Agricultural Receivers (NAPAR) has created a new website, www.napar.org, focused on food safety. The website... continue reading »

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing an updated draft guidance, “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods,” whi...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Draft guidance issued for sprout operations standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an...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