Center for Produce Safety

Wax impact on produce safety focus of CPS study

Food-grade waxes are applied to a number of produce items before storage and distribution to control post-harvest decay and extend shelf life. Whil... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety announces new support Tanimura & Antle, Sysco, others

Investing in the food safety of fresh produce comes down to pride, potential, partnership and priorities, say the latest major contributors to Center ... 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 »

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 »

Dole contributes $750,000 to Center for Produce Safety campaign

Dole Food Company Vice President Food Safety and Quality Natalie Dyenson is frank about the two-sided coin that motivated her company to contribute $7... continue reading »

Produce safety org on ‘seek and destroy’ mission with listeria research project

Martin Wiedmann likes to compare produce facilities’ attempts to identify and manage resident strains of the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytoge... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety summer symposium series lineup announced

Most of the Center for Produce Safety's summer research symposium agenda has been announced. The free sessions will be presented by CPS-funded scie... continue reading »

Taylor Farms, Western Growers pledge $1 million apiece to Center for Produce Safety

Two of the fresh produce industry’s leading organizations are each donating $1 million to Center for Produce Safety (CPS), to continue that group’... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety research symposium announced

The 2021 Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium will take place online in a series of five weekly webinars beginning Tuesday, June 22. All se... continue reading »

Food safety researchers take aim at cyclospora

A handful of Cyclospora cayetanensis outbreaks tied to U.S.-grown produce since 2018 have prompted several researchers to begin looking at possibl... continue reading »