Food Safety Summit postponed until fall due to coronavirus outbreak

Organizers of the Food Safety Summit — BNP Media — announced March 17 that they have postponed the event to this fall due to the coronavirus outbr... continue reading »

Viva Fresh Expo in San Antonio now canceled

The 2020 Viva Fresh Expo has been canceled due to the increased concern for the health and safety of the exhibitors and attendees. Going forward, the ... continue reading »

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US relaxes hours-of-service rule for food transportation amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours... continue reading »

EPA expands lists of disinfectants that can be used against coronavirus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use again... continue reading »

LGMA offers leafy greens industry tips on containing coronavirus spread

As the U.S. steps up efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the California LGMA has share some important facts about lettuce and t... continue reading »

Researcher confirms COVID-19 isn’t foodborne, offers consumer tips on staying safe

In the face of the current worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, many questions about the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables have arisen. According to Aman... continue reading »

Expo West postponed due to coronavirus concerns

Natural Products Expo West, which was to get underway March 3 in Anaheim, California, has been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-1... continue reading »