Food Safety

Cornell scientist looks to fill gaps in listeria knowledge

Whole genome sequencing (WGS), also known as genetic fingerprinting, has increasingly been used to trace foodborne disease outbreaks to their sources.... continue reading »

LGMA names leafy green industry veteran Crawford as compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has named Willette Crawford as its compliance officer. She will hold the same role for the Ariz... continue reading »

Food safety provider PSSI offers COVID-19-based sanitation info for processing facilities

Food safety service and product provider PSSI is sharing its expertise on sanitation and decontamination in response to the COVID-19 crisis. COVID-... continue reading »

Produce GAPs Harmonized Standard 2.0 announced by United Fresh

While the produce industry is faced with daily evolving challenges associated with the COVID-19 crisis, United Fresh continues to support ongoing prod... continue reading »

Dilution Solutions introduces low-flow fill station for disinfectant application

Dilution Solutions has designed a low-flow fill station to dilute and apply concentrated disinfectants. The station answers a need for organization... continue reading »

Cloth face masks can help stem spread of coronavirus, says CDC

The CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas ... continue reading »

Equitable Food Initiative has library of coronavirus worker safety resources

The Equitable Food Initiative has curated a library of best-in-class resources and practices that provides for employee communication during the curre... continue reading »

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Leafy greens food safety website launched by Western Growers

Answering the nation’s call for enhanced food safety measures, Western Growers has developed a website to facilitate changes to the Leafy Greens Mar... continue reading »

Keeping your packaging equipment at optimal operation levels

There’s no doubt that while some manufacturing sectors are slowing down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, other select industries, including foo... continue reading »

United Fresh shares update on COVID-19 efforts

The United Fresh Produce Association issued this statement from CEO & President Tom Stenzel on March 30 regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemi... continue reading »