Food Safety

Listeria outbreak linked to Dole bagged salads traced back to equipment

The FDA, CDC and local partners have concluded their investigation of a listeria outbreak linked to Dole packaged salads in late 2021. A total of 1... continue reading »

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Food safety gets smarter

Driven by ever-strict safety regulations and the need for traceability across the supply chain, food manufacturers are increasingly turning to inspect... continue reading »

FDA to hold Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan webinar on April 13

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a webinar at 2 p.m. April 13, on the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan that the agen... continue reading »

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 »