Food Safety

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 »

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) training course coming June 26

Food Safety Net Services is offering Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) training course, titled "The Importance of GFSI in Food Safety Management an... continue reading »

3M’s food surface hygiene monitoring system receives AOAC validation

3M's Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System has received third-party validation from the AOAC Research Institute. It has received AOAC P... continue reading »

Why traceablity in food production, processing is a profit opportunity

End-to-end traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff F... continue reading »

Caito Foods recalls salads with chicken products

Caito Foods is recalling approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of... continue reading »

Berries

FDA conducting unscheduled frozen berry testing for pathogens

The Food & Drug Administration is in the process of collecting samples of frozen strawberries, blackberries and raspberries through unscheduled te... continue reading »

Food safety industry leaders gather in Chicago for Food Safety Summit

Since 1988, thousands of food safety professionals and solution providers have gathered at the Food Safety Summit to share actionable information abou... continue reading »

PSSI develops real-time food safety and sanitation platform

PSSI, a leading food safety and contract sanitation provider for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food & Drug Administration and Canadian Food ... continue reading »

Leafy greens organization strengthens water safety requirements

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement's (LGMA) board of directors has voted to strengthened mandatory food safety practices required on farm... continue reading »