Food Safety

Additions include organic, value-added

In its 25 years, F&S Produce Co., Rosenhayn, N.J., has grown from a seasonal grower/processor to a fresh produce distributor, frozen processor and fre... continue reading »

E. coli bacteria a persistent threat to leafy greens crops

In a display of detective skills worthy of Sherlock Holmes, state and federal investigators hunted down the bacteria that caused 205 people in 26 stat... continue reading »

Food safety can begin before a plant is built

Sanitary design is a holistic approach to creating an environment that will reduce the risk of contamination in a fresh-cut produce facility. It cover... continue reading »

TV News and Old News

I tend to take everything I see in a television news program with a grain of salt.

While working at a local news affiliate durin... continue reading »

Employee Preparedness in Food Safety

Kudos to the lettuce industry for identifying strong food safety practices for production and designing a process to monitor them through the Californ... continue reading »

Fresh-cut processor expands with 160,000-square-foot facility

There’s one moment that has come to define McEntire Produce.

“We had a customer ask us to start shredding lettuce ... continue reading »

Technology, not produce, is the core business of New Zealand company

Auckland, New Zealand-based Fresh Appeal has found its core business is the technology – not the produce – that goes into making fresh-cut p... continue reading »

Your Web Site and the Power of the Internet

Small- to medium-sized businesses have the same needs as large corporations – they have to move product and market themselves. But many entrepren... continue reading »