Food Safety

Moisture control pouch by SAVRpak has successful trials in extending produce shelf life

SAVRpak has released a new moisture-control technology that extends the shelf life of fresh produce by up to three times, trials have shown. The Dr... continue reading »

International Association for Food Protection welcomes Manpreet Singh

Members of the International Association for Food Protection elected Manpreet Singh to the Executive Board as secretary. Singh will take office at the... continue reading »

Fresh Express donates additional $500K to fund produce safety research

Value-added salad leader Fresh Express has contributed $500,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s current capital campaign to fund fresh produce food-s... continue reading »

Laura Rolon studying microbial biofilms protecting Listeria

Microbiologists to study biofilms guarding Listeria

Microbiologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a $605,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study how... continue reading »

FDA takes steps to limit lead in juice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft action levels for lead in single-strength (ready to drink) apple juice and other single-strengt... continue reading »

Coalition letter urges changes to FDA regarding food regulation

A coalition of food industry groups and consumer/public health groups have sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf urging the agency to br... continue reading »

Institute of Food Technologists Expo returns with new in-person, virtual experiences

The annual event hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists will return both in-person and online with a new and improved lineup of content and pro... continue reading »

Fecal contamination detection system being studied

Mohit Verma, Ph.D., with Purdue University, is leading efforts to develop a low-cost portable paper-based tool that can produce results of potential m... continue reading »

Peroxide UltraPure now OMRI listed

Peroxide UltraPure, generated exclusively by the HPGen generator, has been OMRI listed for use as a plant disease control or as an algicide, disinfect... continue reading »

Wildfire smoke can affect taste of winegrapes

An increase in the frequency of wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington in recent years has exposed winegrapes in some areas to high levels of ... continue reading »