Food Safety

USDA releases results of Yuma leafy greens E. coli testing

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found almost no salmonella or shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in commercial coolers in Yuma, Arizona, in... continue reading »

Packers Chemical earns third-level Safe Quality Foods Certification

PSSI today announced that Packers Chemical, its exclusive, in-house chemical provider, has earned its Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Certification Level III... continue reading »

United Fresh Washington Conference offers chance to meet with high-ranking officials

In the new Produce Industry Engagement Beyond Capitol Hill outing on Sept. 18, United Fresh Washington Conference attendees will be immersed in policy... continue reading »

Magnetic food detection company Bunting rebrands

Bunting Magnetics celebrated its 60th anniversary on Aug. 3. As part of the celebration, the company has launched a rebranding to unify all of its div... continue reading »

PSSI names Eckmann new VP of operations

Food safety and contract sanitation provider PSSI has promoted Tom “Tiny” Eckmann to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Eckmann ... continue reading »

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Consumer Reports finds listeria on leafy greens purchased in eastern U.S.

Consumer Reports recently tested 284 samples of leafy greens from several grocery store chains, six (0.2%) of which tested positive for listeria. T... continue reading »

Listeria in frozen food research nets Cornell professor food safety award

The Frozen Food Foundation, in conjunction with the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), presented Martin Wiedmann, a distinguished p... continue reading »

Organic Grower Summit to include session on how FSMA rule will affect leafy greens

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on or... continue reading »

United Fresh to revise GAP Harmonized Standard

United Fresh remains committed to strengthening produce safety GAP standards, announcing plans to refresh the current version of the Harmonized Standa... continue reading »

Key Technology rolls out VERYX sorters for wet-end vegetable processing

Key Technology has introduced its VERYX belt-fed digital sorter with specific elements designed to benefit vegetable processors producing multiple pr... continue reading »