Food Safety

Citrus, potatoes recalled by Freshouse due to possible listeria contamination

Freshouse II LLC of Salisbury, North Carolina, is recalling the following specific production lots, brands and weights of Valencia Oranges, Lemons, Li... continue reading »

Birko introduces mobile sanitation station

Birko has launched the Birko Mobile Mister sanitizing equipment for various industries and facilities. Birko’s Mobile Mister was developed to ... continue reading »

Onion recall expanded to include ready-to-eat products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poul... continue reading »

Project taps plasma technology to disinfect wash water

Drexel University research team is working to harness technology similar to that used in plasma televisions and fluorescent lights to develop an effec... continue reading »

COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »

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FDA announces new protocol for preharvest agriculture water treatments

On July 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for prehar... continue reading »

SmartWash Solutions releases updated water line monitoring platform

SmartWash Solutions has release PPDL 2020, which features significant enhancements to Process Pro Data Live (PPDL), the online tool for produce proces... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety names Vic Smith of JV Smith Companies new chair

After two years as chair of Center for Produce Safety’s (CPS) board of directors, Wegmans Food Markets’ Dave Corsi has handed the gavel to grower-... continue reading »

SaniDate 5.0 now labeled to kill human coronavirus

BioSafe Systems’ SaniDate 5.0 is now labeled to kill the human coronavirus. The stamp of approval comes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc... continue reading »

PMA announces online Essentials of Produce Safety training course

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced the launch of its eLearning certificate course Essentials of Produce Safety, an entirely online,... continue reading »