Food Safety

USDA revises guidance on date labeling

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued updated information on food product labeling, including new guidance aimed at reducing f... continue reading »

Hygiena to acquire DuPont’s food safety diagnostics business

Hygiena, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company that specializes in rapid food safety and environmental sanitation testing, will acquire DuPont’s global... continue reading »

New method developed for detecting acrylamide in french fries

French-fried potatoes are a popular side dish; but when potatoes are cooked to a golden brown or overcooked, a potentially toxic compound called “ac... continue reading »

FDA clarifies use of fruit, vegetable juice as color additives

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to clarify when juices from fruits and vegetables may be used as color additives for ... continue reading »

FRUTIC Symposium to be held during Fruit Logistica 2017

The 10th international FRUTIC Symposium, focused on the quality and safety of fresh horticultural commodities, is being held at the CityCube, Berlin o... continue reading »

Food Safety Net Services names chief science officer

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has named Robert Brodnick, Ph.D., chief science officer. Brodnick brings diverse leadership experience to the company,... continue reading »

The language on the label

With a growing local food movement and changes in federal regulations for food production and labeling, processors are having to take a closer look at... continue reading »

Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw recalled in Canada

Sobeys is recalling Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not c... continue reading »

Postharvest washes tackle residue, quality issues

Food safety remains top-of-mind for all involved in the produce industry. One of the ways to minimize risks associated with microbial pathogens is for... continue reading »

Western Growers seeks ag tech startups for $30,000 scholarship

The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... continue reading »