Food Safety

Draft guidance issued for sprout operations standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an...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

FSNS appoints new research scientist

Aaron Pleitner has joined Food Safety Net Services as research scientist. In this role, Pleitner will be managing in-plant and in-lab process validati... continue reading »

Comment period on use of ‘healthy’ labeling extended

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period for a docket to receive information and comments on the use of the term “hea... continue reading »

FSNS food safety training schedule set for 2017

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has set the course schedule for food safety training for the upcoming year. FSNS offers certified training programs th... continue reading »

Coalition to launch online resource to help reduce food waste

The Rockefeller Foundation is collaborating with the USDA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a partnership of 10 private sector and... continue reading »

Houston to host Global Food Safety Conference

Leadership for Growth is the theme of Global Food Safety Initiative's 16th Global Food Safety Conference, Feb. 27 to March 2. Seven CEOs from the foo... continue reading »