Food Safety

PMA offers updates on Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads

The Centers for Disease Control has updated that in cooperation with Fresh Express Inc., and out of an abundance of caution, ALDI has removed Little S... continue reading »

New high-pressure processing guidelines released for wet salads

A new set of High Pressure Certified (HPC) Guidelines has been released by The Cold Pressure Council (CPC). The topic of the newest guideline is Wet S... 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 »

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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreaks likely caused by nearby cattle

Nearby cattle likely led to E. coli in leafy greens that caused three outbreaks in 2019, according to a recently released report by the Food & Dru... continue reading »

Early-stage processing water purification can help reduce usage, costs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports one in six Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food each year. Pressure on produ... continue reading »

California leafy greens processing facility first to be EFI-certified

Following a two-year quest, organic leafy greens producer Misionero's California processing facility has achieved Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) cert... continue reading »

LGMA highlights updated leafy greens food safety practices

While we‘ve all been consumed in recent weeks with challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, much is taking place with respect to strengthening th... continue reading »

Cornell scientist looks to fill gaps in listeria knowledge

Whole genome sequencing (WGS), also known as genetic fingerprinting, has increasingly been used to trace foodborne disease outbreaks to their sources.... continue reading »

LGMA names leafy green industry veteran Crawford as compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has named Willette Crawford as its compliance officer. She will hold the same role for the Ariz... continue reading »

Food safety provider PSSI offers COVID-19-based sanitation info for processing facilities

Food safety service and product provider PSSI is sharing its expertise on sanitation and decontamination in response to the COVID-19 crisis. COVID-... continue reading »