Food Safety

Steam peeling can reduce food waste, save energy

When peeling vegetables, many processing lines waste huge amounts of food ― and potential revenue. With modern peeling machines, this can be prevent... continue reading »

GS1 US publishes guideline to help address new FDA traceability rule

Nonprofit information standards organization GS1 US has published a new guideline to help the food industry address the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat... continue reading »

University of Missouri offering food safety training for food processors

Food safety training for food processors will be held at the end of the month at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus. The Hazard Analysi... continue reading »

WeighPack Systems’ vertical bagger provides sanitary solutions

WeighPack Systems’ VF-1200 continuous motion vertical bagger is now available in a sanitary version for high pressure washdown needs. Engineered ... continue reading »

FDA redesigning Human Foods Program as part of structural changes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is redesigning its Human Foods Program and conducting a national search for its leader in an effort to unify foo... continue reading »

FDA’s top food safety official resigns

The federal Food and Drug Administration’s top food safety official has resigned, saying the structure of the agency hampered its response to last y... continue reading »

Safeguarding produce from viruses through active packing technologies

In the produce sector, assuring freshness and safety has long been a leading concern of processors, distributors and brands. Conventional mitigation s... continue reading »

Starting a processing line: Plan, plan and plan some more

Washing, slicing, dicing, chopping and peeling are just some terms that come to mind when talking about frozen and fresh produce processing. But do yo... continue reading »

Food technology company Evigence closes on $18M in investment funding

Food technology company Evigence has closed on $18 million in Series B investment funding. The funding round was led by Cleveland Avenue and includ... continue reading »

Food safety a key focus at Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Food safety played a key role in the 2023 Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, held Jan. 5-8 at the Savannah Convention Center in Sava... continue reading »