Food Safety

FDA takes steps to limit lead in juice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft action levels for lead in single-strength (ready to drink) apple juice and other single-strengt... continue reading »

Coalition letter urges changes to FDA regarding food regulation

A coalition of food industry groups and consumer/public health groups have sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf urging the agency to br... continue reading »

Institute of Food Technologists Expo returns with new in-person, virtual experiences

The annual event hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists will return both in-person and online with a new and improved lineup of content and pro... continue reading »

Fecal contamination detection system being studied

Mohit Verma, Ph.D., with Purdue University, is leading efforts to develop a low-cost portable paper-based tool that can produce results of potential m... continue reading »

Peroxide UltraPure now OMRI listed

Peroxide UltraPure, generated exclusively by the HPGen generator, has been OMRI listed for use as a plant disease control or as an algicide, disinfect... continue reading »

Wildfire smoke can affect taste of winegrapes

An increase in the frequency of wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington in recent years has exposed winegrapes in some areas to high levels of ... continue reading »

Electronic Cold-Pasteurization hub in Texas receives USDA certification

Scantech Sciences is transitioning to a new name, Reveam, together with a reimagined brand promise, corporate identity and website. This announcement... continue reading »

Listeria outbreak linked to Dole bagged salads traced back to equipment

The FDA, CDC and local partners have concluded their investigation of a listeria outbreak linked to Dole packaged salads in late 2021. A total of 1... continue reading »

Digital test technology can be fitted to bulk, gravity, pipeline and conveyor style metal detectors.

Food safety gets smarter

Driven by ever-strict safety regulations and the need for traceability across the supply chain, food manufacturers are increasingly turning to inspect... continue reading »

FDA to hold Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan webinar on April 13

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a webinar at 2 p.m. April 13, on the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan┬áthat the agen... continue reading »