Center for Produce Safety

Center for Produce Safety commits $3.9 million to 12 research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) ­has funded 12 new research projects, valued at just over $3.9 million, to help answer the industry's most urgent... continue reading »

New study looking at wild birds’ effect on food safety

Several researchers have studied wild bird species, their proximity to cattle operations and how they relate to foodborne outbreaks in the Western U.S... continue reading »

Column: Tackling listeria, our produce safety greatest common denominator

In managing my company’s fresh produce processing business, I consider two focus areas to be critical: managing risk and growing consumption. Food s... continue reading »

What’s your food safety nightmare?

What fresh produce food-safety topics keep industry leaders awake at night? A pair of recent Center for Food Safety webinars examined two prominent ri... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety to examine dust in pathogen transfer

Researchers have conducted significant research into the role of water in foodborne outbreaks and to a lesser extent, soil’s contribution, but the p... continue reading »

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 »