Facility Operations

Project taps plasma technology to disinfect wash water

Drexel University research team is working to harness technology similar to that used in plasma televisions and fluorescent lights to develop an effec... continue reading »

COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »

Labor recruitment platform for fresh produce launched

The┬áStronger Together U.S. Responsible Recruitment Program has launched an online tool to support U.S. fresh produce farm labor contractors, labor re... continue reading »

McCain Foods constructing emission-reducing system at Australia facility

McCain Foods Australia has commenced construction on a renewable energy system that will reduce emissions from its Ballarat food processing facility b... continue reading »

Mission Produce expanding avocado operations with new Laredo facility

Integrated design-build firm A M King has begun construction of a 262,000-square-foot ripening and cold storage distribution center for Mission Produc... continue reading »

Packaged salad producer RAGO upgrades sorting lines to improve food safety

RAGO Group is one of the leading Italian producers of washed, packaged and ready-to-eat (fourth range) salad, and the second biggest exporter of rocke... continue reading »

National Fleet Products introduces portable hand-washing station

National Fleet Products, a global source for aftermarket accessories for commercial vehicles, announced the introduction of its new portable and vehic... continue reading »

Protecting produce from pests

Traceability throughout the supply chain is critical to ensuring quality produce from farm to table. Each stage is only one link in the global supply ... continue reading »

US to temporarily relax agriculture foreign worker rules amid COVID-19 worries

The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced April 15 a temporary final rule to chang... continue reading »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for food facilities

(This article was written by┬áSafe Food Alliance and shared here with permission. The original story can be found here.) In the wake of the current... continue reading »