Food Safety

PMA Adds to Food Safety Team

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced in early January that it was reorganizing the staff to better implement its strategic plans. The sta... continue reading »

Food Safety for All

The Senate is expected to debate the Food Safety Harmonization Act of 2008 this month, and there’s little doubt that it will be passed. The quest... continue reading »

Modernization act could pass Senate this month, but a law is months away

Last year was a busy one for food safety legislation. The thought early in the year was that increased food safety regulations would move forward unde... continue reading »

Senate Panel OKs Giving FDA More Power to Police Food Safety

Nov. 18, 2009 - A Senate health panel unanimously approved sweeping legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power ... continue reading »

Pet Owners’ Help Needed to Keep Crops Safe

Nov. 17, 2009 - With Yuma's annual winter produce season in full swing, growers are taking many steps to make sure the lettuce, broccoli and... continue reading »

Food Safety Bill’s Possible Costs Worry Small Farmers

Nov. 15, 2009 - There’s no need to wonder where the collard greens or tomatoes came from that are on sale at Whitaker Farms’ sta... continue reading »

Coalition to Senate: Move on Food Safety

Nov. 13, 2009 - The Make Our Food Safe Coalition, made up of leading public health, consumer, and food safety organizations, continues to ca... continue reading »

K-State Breaks Ground for First Building on Olathe Campus

Nov. 13, 2009 - A ground-breaking ceremony at Kansas State University's Olathe campus marks the university's commitment to advancing animal ... continue reading »

A Truly Fresh Summit

Last month’s Fresh Summit was my fourth time attending the show, and it the best, in my opinion. I’m sure many of the attendees and exhibito... continue reading »

Three Years After E. Coli Outbreak, is Spinach Safer?

Nov. 10, 2009 - Three years after an E. coli outbreak, thought to be linked to spinach, took three lives and left 205 people sick, "Good Mor... continue reading »