Food Safety

Compliance dates set for Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule

USDA issued a rule March 15 to finalize the new compliance dates for the agricultural water requirements in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSM... continue reading »

United Fresh rolling out new awards program this year

New this year, United Fresh will honor five individuals for their outstanding work in sharing their expertise in different areas serving the produce i... continue reading »

Inspecto

Real-time chemical contamination detection device coming from Inspecto

FoodTech startup Inspecto Ltd. is introducing a new device that detects chemical contamination in food in real-time. The portable scanner can detect ... continue reading »

Harmonized Standard Audit now available from 12 organizations

United Fresh has announced that the Harmonized Standard Audit is now available from the following auditing organizations: Americert International... continue reading »

PMA’s Bob Whitaker to speak on E. coli outbreak prevention

With this winter’s romaine E. coli outbreak still weighing on many in his audience, produce safety leader Bob Whitaker will share his latest perspec... continue reading »

production-line

Breaking down ins and outs of fresh-cut product production line

Food safety is priority No. 1 throughout the industry and that doesn’t figure to change anytime soon, not with continuing pathogen outbreaks we’ve... continue reading »

Feltracon Vegetable Washing

Better designed equipment can reduce deep cleans, downtime

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer In September 2011, Jensen Farms in Colorado found itself in the thick of the very nightmare every food process... continue reading »

Knowledge to design more sanitary equipment available, it just needs to be collected

“We can do anything with time and money.” This was a phrase a mentor of mine said when I expressed the need for changes to equipment or process... continue reading »

AFFI debuts listeria-prevention website, Food Safety Zone

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) unveiled the Food Safety Zone at AFFIFoodSafety.org during the 2019 AFFI Frozen Food Convention. Shared with... continue reading »

PMA, United Fresh hosting Listeria monocytogenes workshop in Atlanta

An upcoming "Listeria monocytogenes Intervention & Control Workshops" is designed specifically for the produce industry. Hosted by PMA and United... continue reading »