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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 »


Michigan to require COVID testing for all food processing employees

On Aug. 3, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring COVID-19 testing for ag... continue reading »


Thermal Care redesigns portable chillers with new control system

Thermal Care has released an update to its Accuchiller NQ Series portable and packaged chillers to include a new control system and cabinetry design. ... continue reading »


Air compression efficiency partnership announced by Ecoplant, Atlas Machine

Ecoplant, a leading provider of industrial IoT solutions for optimizing compressed air systems, partners with Atlas Machine & Supply Inc., a Kent... continue reading »


Plastic in green chiles leads to RTE taquitos, chimichangas recall

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chic... continue reading »


Onions recalled by Thomson International due to possible salmonella link

Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California, has recalled red, yellow, white and sweet yellow onions shipped from May 1, 2020 through the ... continue reading »


Full-service restaurants expected to be down 40% for 2020; QSRs 13-18%

The latest research from Mintel, the expert in what consumers want and why, shows that after several years of growth, the foodservice industry is expe... continue reading »


PMA creates task force on diversity, inclusion

In a letter to the Produce Marketing Association Board of Directors, Chair Joe Don Zetzsche has announced the creation of a task force to advise P... continue reading »


Foodservice operators turning to frozen options during pandemic

On July 21, the American Frozen Food Institute hosted a webinar with Datassential’s Erin Murray to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the foodser... continue reading »