Food Safety

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 »

Birko introduces mobile sanitation station

Birko has launched the Birko Mobile Mister sanitizing equipment for various industries and facilities. Birko’s Mobile Mister was developed to ... continue reading »

Onion recall expanded to include ready-to-eat products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poul... continue reading »

Project taps plasma technology to disinfect wash water

Drexel University research team is working to harness technology similar to that used in plasma televisions and fluorescent lights to develop an effec... continue reading »

COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »

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FDA announces new protocol for preharvest agriculture water treatments

On July 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for prehar... continue reading »

SmartWash Solutions releases updated water line monitoring platform

SmartWash Solutions has release PPDL 2020, which features significant enhancements to Process Pro Data Live (PPDL), the online tool for produce proces... continue reading »