E. coli

Israeli startup creates surface coating to prevent pathogenic infection

Bio-Fence, an Israeli startup from the Kitchen Hub FoodTech incubator by Strauss, has developed an innovative antimicrobial coating technology that cr... continue reading »

Pre-harvest leafy greens testing guidelines endorsed by California LGMA

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) board recently endorsed new Pre-Harvest Testing guidance in an effort to prevent foodborne... continue reading »

FDA’s E. coli leafy greens investigation leading to new recommendations

The Food & Drug Administration released the following statement April 6 from Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas on the... continue reading »

FDA, produce industry ramping up leafy greens food safety efforts

Although the U.S. food supply chain is one of the safest in the world, the federal government notes there are still approximately 48 million cases of ... continue reading »

CDC seeking source for new E. coli outbreak

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... continue reading »

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FDA announces further findings from leafy greens E. coli outbreak

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections in the fall of 2020. The epidemiology a... continue reading »

Study shows nanobubbles disrupt pathogens like E. coli, listeria

Moleaer, a leading nanobubble technology company, in partnership with researchers from Virginia Tech University, have successfully evaluated and concl... continue reading »

FDA to partner with California state, university orgs on leafy greens food safety study

On Nov. 19, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Departme... continue reading »

FDA, Cal Davis, farmers announce pathogen study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Department of Food a... continue reading »

Produce leaders release report on leafy greens traceability pilots

A group of six industry organizations released a report outlining four months of leafy green traceability pilots with supply chain partners, including... continue reading »