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Spanish scientist working on metagenomics testing for foodbourne illness

Although viruses may be responsible for roughly half of all foodborne illness outbreaks, current testing methods are difficult because of the time, c... continue reading »


FDA requesting more resources for food safety in Trump’s 2020 budget

The Food and Drug Administration issued the following statement from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on Mar... continue reading »


Better Made issues recall after mixing cheddar and sour cream flavor with original potato chips

As a preventative measure, Better Made Snack Foods of Detroit, is recalling 10-ounce packages of Original Potato Chips because they may contain undecl... continue reading »


Key’s new Sort-to-Grade software advances digital sorter capabilities

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces its new Sort-to-Grade (STG) software for VERYX digital sorters. ... continue reading »


Pure Bioscience announces partnership for new antimicrobial treatment on cut produce

Pure Bioscience, creator of the patented non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial and SmartWash Solutions, has announced a partnership ... continue reading »


Digital scent and taste representation company wins $250,000 investment from Radicle Growth

Aromyx, a California-based company, was named the winner of the Radicle Challenge at the World Agri-Tech 2019 Pitch Day in San Francisco. Selected fro... continue reading »


Standards organization files petition against Chinese imports with counterfeit symbols

3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. announced it has filed a petition with the United States International Trade Commission seeking an exclusion order against... continue reading »


iTradeNetwork releases Advance Ship Notice (ASN) program for produce suppliers

iTradeNetwork has introduced a traceability solution that allows produce suppliers to capture and generate a Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI­) ... continue reading »


Compliance dates set for Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule

USDA issued a rule March 15 to finalize the new compliance dates for the agricultural water requirements in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSM... continue reading »


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Tong introduces root-crop soak tank that combines three stages into one

Tong Engineering is introducing a uniquely designed jacuzzi pre-soak tank with integrated destoner. Built to combine destoning, pre-soak and floati... continue reading »