Food Safety

Farm identified in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified one farm as a source of the whole-head romaine lettuce that sickened several people at a correc... continue reading »

Birko unveils new ‘Birko by Lagafors’ line of sanitation equipment

Birko, a provider of food safety solutions for industries including protein and produce processing, is now the exclusive distributor of Lagafors food ... continue reading »

Amid E. coli outbreak, company launches rapid on-site test to verify produce sanitation

SafeTraces, a San Francisco Bay Area-based food safety company, has completed the validation of SaniTracers, a new material that it said will become a... continue reading »

Update regarding E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an update regarding the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with romaine lettuc... continue reading »

Produce groups comment on E. coli breakout linked to lettuce

 After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a connection between a multi-state E. coli outbreak and romaine lettuce... continue reading »

FDA tracking E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine

The FDA and the Centers for Disease Control, along with state and local health officials, are investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. c... continue reading »

FDA updates cut-offs for FSMA exemptions

The FDA said that it is changing how it calculates a company’s sales, which affects whether or not some companies can be exempt from some requiremen... continue reading »

High pressure processing plant to open in Ohio

Hydrofresh HPP, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, is constructing a $10 million pasteurization plant slated for opening in April 2018 in Delphos... continue reading »

MOST continues with global expansion

MOST, Sweden-based real-time data and temperature tracker manufacturer, is expanding its trials with sea freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel. The compa... continue reading »

APHIS publishes final rule to standardize phytosanitary treatment regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its treatment regulations to standardize the pro... continue reading »