Food Safety

High Pressure High Standards

When it comes to high-pressure processing (HPP) and the produce category, guacamole came first. HPP grew to catch on with salsas and, today more than ... continue reading »

Link to cattle operation eyed in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, continues ... continue reading »

KRONEN releases updated ultraviolet disinfection tool for salads

KRONEN said it has further developed its UVC, Ultraviolet-C, disinfection lock, adapting it to the needs of the users. The UVC disinfection lock from ... continue reading »

Trevor Suslow named PMA vice president of food safety

Starting this fall, Trevor Suslow will become the Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) vice president of food safety. Suslow joins PMA from the Uni... continue reading »

Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to irrigation canal

According to news reports, tainted irrigation water appears to be the source of a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. A... continue reading »

Criminal charges in toolbox for FSMA enforcement

Food producers face increased responsibility under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including the possibility of criminal charges. Shawn S... continue reading »

Food safety solution designed for small and medium producers

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a third-party food safety and quality certification organization, has released their new Fundamentals Program ... continue reading »

Vegetable tray recall expanded

Del Monte Fresh Produce has issued a voluntary recall of vegetable trays across six Midwestern states after cases were originally spotted in Minnesota... continue reading »

Constant Watch: The fight against listeria in the cold chain

The country is dealing with a widespread recall of romaine lettuce linked to E. coli contamination. However, the Shigatoxin-producing bacteria is not ... continue reading »

NSF adds DNA sequencing to food safety services

NSF International is expanding its commercially available DNA analysis services for food safety and supply chain management to include next generation... continue reading »