Food Safety

10 things leafy greens producers are doing to keep food safe

In a year of unparalleled tragedies stemming from the pandemic to California wildfires, lettuce farmers in California and Arizona are taking action to... continue reading »

Dilution Solutions announces new peracetic acid control panel for wash water

Dilution Solutions has announced a new peracetic acid (PAA) control panel designed to minimize the spread of pathogens, such as E. coli and listeria, ... continue reading »

AgBiome organic-approved fungicide Howler now approved in California

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... continue reading »

Efficiency, ease of sanitation focus of Urschel’s new dicer, cutter

Each year, Produce Processing visits Fruit Logistica in Berlin to check out the latest machinery launches. This year, we visited Urschel to check out ... continue reading »

Duncan Family Farms eyes safety with irrigation water system upgrade

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a leading family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 7,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced... continue reading »

LGMA updates food safety guidelines for leafy greens

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of l... continue reading »

Supply chain solutions firm Varcode adds food safety advisors

Varcode, maker of digital, time- and temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions, announced it has appointed an advisory board of leading food safety... continue reading »

AFFI confirms COVID-19 not transmitted by frozen food

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) reaffirms the safety of frozen foods after Chinese officials reported frozen proteins tested positive for co... continue reading »

FDA, CDC continue to examine cyclospora outbreak in bagged salads

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided an update Aug. 14 on the status of the investigation of Cyclospora cayetanensis illnesses tied to the... continue reading »

Citrus, potatoes recalled by Freshouse due to possible listeria contamination

Freshouse II LLC of Salisbury, North Carolina, is recalling the following specific production lots, brands and weights of Valencia Oranges, Lemons, Li... continue reading »