Food Safety

Bringing a processor’s work full circle with digital recordkeeping

{Sponsored} In recent history, paper records were the only option for food processors. Pre-printed pesticide reports were filled out and delivered to ... continue reading »

Walmart China’s blockchain food traceability platform ready to roll

Walmart China announced an initial list of 23 product lines that have been tested using a new blockchain format — VeChain — and are ready to be la... continue reading »

Texas A&M developing ‘super-repellent’ food surfaces to reduce outbreaks

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, TEES, were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of ... continue reading »

Frozen spinach recalled by Sprouts Farmers Market due to positive listeria test

The Sprouts Farmers Market grocery chain is recalling conventional and organic frozen spinach manufactured by National Frozen Foods of Oregon, because... continue reading »

Frozen raspberries recalled by WinCo Foods due to possible norovirus

WinCo Foods LLC is recalling frozen red raspberries because of potential contamination with norovirus. The Food and Drug Administration found norov... continue reading »

Frozen blackberry recall expands to include Costco

Out of caution, Townsend Farms has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufacture... continue reading »

FDA issues hepatitis A alert for Kroger ‘Private Selection’ brand frozen blackberries

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting consumers to a hepatitis A virus (HAV) contamination of frozen blackberries under the Kroger g... continue reading »

Eriez promotes three executives to key leadership positions

Equipment manufacturer Eriez has made three promotions of leaders to new positions. The appointments reflect an increased emphasis on global initiativ... continue reading »

Whitaker to step down as PMA chief science and tech officer

Bob Whitaker will retire in January 2020 after 11 years of service as chief science and technology officer for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA)... continue reading »

Melon-linked illness outbreak over, contamination source not found

A 10-state outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illness linked to pre-cut melon products appears to be over, government agencies announced last week. The ... continue reading »