FDA hiring 40 officers for Produce Safety Network

The FDA continues to build the Produce Safety Network that will support the implementation of the produce safety rule that became final last November.... continue reading »

PMA field tour brings produce safety insights to policymakers

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) senior staff co-hosted local farm and packinghouse visits on Aug. 5 for FDA's new Deputy Commissioner for Foods an... continue reading »

FDA holding public meetings on FSMA implementation

The FDA will host three one-day public meetings, entitled “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Strategic Implementation of Prevention-Orien... continue reading »

FDA: Canada has comparable food safety system to US

FDA has signed an arrangement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Department of Health Canada (Health Canada) recognizing each oth... continue reading »

DOJ investigating Dole after listeria outbreak

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is conducting its own investigation on a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to a processing facility in Springfield,... continue reading »

FDA hosting FSMA transportation rule webinar

The FDA will host a webinar on April 25  to discuss pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and An... continue reading »

FDA publishes final rule on sanitary transportation

The FDA has finalized a new food safety rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent food contamination during t... continue reading »

Frozen broccoli recalled due to listeria concerns

Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with ... continue reading »

FDA issues guide on reducing acrylamide levels

The FDA has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acryla... continue reading »

Three things to know about new FSMA produce safety rule

The produce safety rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act goes into effect Jan. 26. Growers may have a lot of questions about the Food Safety... continue reading »