data management

Data logger advances make it easier to keep an eye on cold chain

About a decade ago, Driscoll’s introduced technology from HarvestMark to electronically track individual consumer packs of berries. While food sa... continue reading »

Equipment manufacturers go the extra mile to enhance food safety

Eliminating bacteria while reducing the risk of cross contamination can be a challenge when processing fresh-cut produce. For the longest time, proces... continue reading »

Report compiles industry feedback to the 2011 produce rule

At the end of November, the Government Accountability Office released a report outlining the response from businesses to FDA’s 2011 produce rule, wh... continue reading »

FreightFlow hires Dan Vache to support industry logistics needs

FreightFlow, a 3PL logistics software company, has hired former vice president of supply chain management for United Fresh Produce Association Dan Vac... continue reading »

SmartFood Expo targets ‘better-for-you’ market

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show org... continue reading »

IFPS launches app for PLU codes

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has launched a mobile app to help users from across the supply chain to source PLUs. The lau... continue reading »

Comment period on use of ‘healthy’ labeling extended

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period for a docket to receive information and comments on the use of the term “hea... continue reading »

Western Growers seeks ag tech startups for $30,000 scholarship

The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety awards new research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has presented 10 new research awards valued at over $2 million.  The awards are for research projects directed a... continue reading »

FDA updates manufactured food standards

The FDA has issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold f... continue reading »