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Food irradiation technology not widely used with fresh produce, but it could be

By Stephen Kloosterman | Contributing Editor Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years as a way to kill pathogens, althoug... continue reading »

Food safety course schedule for 2019 released by Food Safety Net Services

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has announced its course schedule for food safety training for 2019. FSNS offers certified training programs that assi... continue reading »

New outbreak of E. coli traced to romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, Canada, and the FDA are investigating ... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Mark Coe and Brandon Seng

Mark Coe is a local food advocate and currently is managing partner of Michigan Farm to Freezer, a business that processes and flash freezes local fru... continue reading »

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 »

CDC, FDA link E. coli outbreak to leafy greens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local authorities in a... 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 »

Researchers create antibacterial food wrapping

A Canadian team has developed a way to use viruses to kill food-contaminating bacteria. According to a study published in the journal ACS Biomaterials... continue reading »

NIFA biotechnology grants boost food safety policy

The science of agriculture grows more complex every year. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced Oct. 19 support for p... continue reading »