Data Management

Webinar theme on July 18 is produce transportation best practices

The North American Produce Transportation Working Group (NAPTWG) will host a webinar on produce transportation best practices on Wednesday, July 18,... continue reading »

Product News Roundup: The latest from around the fresh-cut industry

Check out the latest from Wilson Produce, Enza Zaden, Dynamic Systems Inc., Sonoco, Paper Pak Industries, Bunzl Distribution, Buhler, Pure Hot House... continue reading »

USDA’s Microbiological Data Program heading for chopping block

The House Appropriations Committee is requesting that funding be terminated for USDA’s Microbiological Data Program (MDP) for fiscal year 2013... continue reading »

Industry News Roundup

Check out the latest from Nelson-Jameson, Key Techology, Georgia Pacific and the Center for Produce Safety, Southeastern Packaging Equipment Sales a... continue reading »

New FDA questionnaire gathers more data on contaminated foods

The U.S. FDA has introduced a new questionnaire to its Reportable Food Registry (RFR) to enhance information gathering in instances when consumption... continue reading »

Traceability, food safety focus of CPG industry track at GS1 Connect 2012

Traceability and food safety will be at the forefront of the fresh foods and consumer packaged goods (CPG) track at GS1 Connect 2012 coming up June 5-... continue reading »

Alfalfa sprouts recalled for possible listeria

Cleveland Beansprouts Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, is recalling all alfalfa sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There are... continue reading »

PTI survey shows most companies at some level of instituting traceability

A majority of produce industry companies responding to a recent survey conducted by the United Fresh Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) indicate th... continue reading »

FDA announces Alfa Sprouts recall

Alfa Sprouts, Inc. of Honeoye Falls, N.Y., is recalling approximately 100 pounds of Springwater Sprouts brand organic alfalfa sprouts and bulk three-p... continue reading »

Going global: Imports are up, and so are FDA’s efforts to ensure food safety, report says

Each year since 2005, food imports to the U.S. have grown by an average of 10 percent. In total, approximately 50 percent of fresh fruits and 20 perce... continue reading »