Food Safety

FDA’s survey of processed foods shows no detectable PFAS in produce items

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted its first survey of 167 nationally distributed processed foods to test for PFAS. On Aug. 26, ... continue reading »

Chlorpyrifos use on food crops banned by EPA

The EPA announced it will stop the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on all food to better protect human health, particularly that of children and far... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety announces new support Tanimura & Antle, Sysco, others

Investing in the food safety of fresh produce comes down to pride, potential, partnership and priorities, say the latest major contributors to Center ... continue reading »

Australia’s biggest fresh-cut produce supplier installs SmartWash Solutions program

One Harvest, Australia’s leading leafy greens and fresh-cut produce supplier, announced installation of SmartWash Solutions’ comprehensive food sa... continue reading »

Arizona leafy greens org now using updates food safety practices

The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Food Safety Committee approved on Aug. 10 changes to the adjacent land use and soil amendments sections o... continue reading »

California LGMA announces new compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has a new compliance officer. Alyssa Licata has been hired to replace Jonathan Field, who is... continue reading »

PSSI acquires Safe Foods in food safety merger

PSSI has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Safe Foods Corporation, a food safety performance management company and global le... continue reading »

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LGMA: What’s behind the preharvest testing of leafy greens

As a candidate to become the new CEO of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, I was clear in interviews with board members that I was only ... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety has upcoming webinars on water treatment, cyclospora

The Center for Produce Safety is planning two upcoming produce safety webinars. Agricultural Water Treatment 10-11 a.m. PT Wednesday, Aug. 11 The... continue reading »

BrightFarms expands leafy greens recall

BrightFarms initiated on July 28 a voluntary recall expansion of additional packaged salad greens that are past expiration date and were produced in i... continue reading »