Food Safety

FDA will not enforce five provisions of FSMA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance March 11 on its intent not to enforce certain provisions of five rules that implement the ... continue reading »

USDA to host Pesticide Data Program webinar

The USDA will host a webinar at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT March 15 to provide an overview of the current Pesticide Data Program (PDP) with highlights of th... continue reading »

AI used to speed up detection of cyclospora in CPS project

Scott Lenaghan, Ph.D., with the University of Tennessee, is enlisting artificial intelligence and machine learning to speed detection of Cyclospora ca... continue reading »

Fresh produce safety benefits from diverse expertise

What does having a successful brand mean? For us at Bonduelle, it means our consumers can be confident in enjoying our products. Food safety is key to... continue reading »

Informing on the FSMA water quality rule

While we’re waiting for the dust to settle around newly proposed changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) agricultural water requirements... continue reading »

Sanitizer efficacy in apple packing line dump tanks studied

Although several researchers have examined potential pathogen cross-contamination from wash water in fresh-cut produce operations, little data exists ... continue reading »

Wastewater treatment can help meet pollutant requirements

Fresh produce processors in the U.S. must meet wastewater effluent requirements for the EPA as well as National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System... continue reading »

Wildfires: USDA, Forest Service outline 10-year plan to combat risk

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Forest Service Chief Randy Moore have outlined a strategy to deal with the growing wildfire crisis in the U.S. ... continue reading »

FDA report on summer 2021 bagged salads salmonella outbreak released

The U.S. FDA has released a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that caused 31 reported illnesses and four hospitalizat... continue reading »

California citrus industry to support Center for Produce Safety research

The California citrus industry is answering the call to strengthen fresh produce food-safety research. Citrus producers from across the Golden Stat... continue reading »