Center for Produce Safety

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 »

Produce industry pushes ahead on food safety research

Growers need not wait on the government for timely guidance to food safety questions or concerns. That’s what industry veteran Victor Smith (top ... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety launches food safety research fundraising initiative

Calling out the need to expand research to answer produce-specific food safety questions, the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has launched a new capit... continue reading »

Does listeria develop resistance to sanitizers?

With little data on whether Listeria monocytogenes develops tolerance to commonly used sanitizers, debates continue on whether or how frequently proce... continue reading »