Food Safety

PSSI acquires Safe Foods in food safety merger

PSSI has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Safe Foods Corporation, a food safety performance management company and global le... continue reading »

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LGMA: What’s behind the preharvest testing of leafy greens

As a candidate to become the new CEO of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, I was clear in interviews with board members that I was only ... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety has upcoming webinars on water treatment, cyclospora

The Center for Produce Safety is planning two upcoming produce safety webinars. Agricultural Water Treatment 10-11 a.m. PT Wednesday, Aug. 11 The... continue reading »

BrightFarms expands leafy greens recall

BrightFarms initiated on July 28 a voluntary recall expansion of additional packaged salad greens that are past expiration date and were produced in i... continue reading »

Michigan added to BrightFarms packaged salad greens recall list

On July 15, BrightFarms recalled packaged salad greens produced in its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, I... continue reading »

LGMA to mandate pre-harvest testing of leafy greens

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) board voted July 8 to mandate pre-harvest testing for leafy greens grown in fields where elevat... continue reading »

Food Safety Net Services announces investment, merger with Certified Group

Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, today announced an investment in Food Safety Net Services, a leading provider of laboratory testing ... continue reading »

Cyclospora: What can the produce industry do now?

The intestinal parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis is a growing food safety priority for the fresh produce industry. C. cayetanensis is the only Cyclospo... continue reading »

FDA releases cyclospora prevention, response and research plan

As part of our ongoing efforts to combat foodborne illness and aligned with our New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi... continue reading »

Leafy greens: Positive pathogen test isn’t without positives

Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a report on findings of a sampling assignment that tested raw agricultural commodity romaine l... continue reading »