food safety

WeighPack Systems launches new bulk weigh filling machine

Precision weigh-filling and packaging machinery manufacturer WeighPack Systems Inc. has launched a new bulk weigh filling machine that integrates an i... continue reading »

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Florida company recalls cucumbers over salmonella concerns

A Florida-based produce company is recalling whole cucumbers shipped to certain states in mid-May because of potential salmonella contamination. Fr... continue reading »

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UF researchers make promising broccoli breakthrough

University of Florida researchers have made advances in delaying the aging of broccoli. The findings have the potential to aid in preserving other veg... continue reading »

Produce industry priorities to take center stage in Washington

Fresh produce and floral industry advocates are preparing to gather in Washington, D.C., in early June to amplify public policy priorities. The Int... continue reading »

Upcoming conference to spotlight frozen food safety

Food safety professionals from across the country will converge on Arlington, Virginia, this fall for the 13th annual Food Safety Consortium. The e... continue reading »

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Spray solution aims to provide safer travels

A pair of public health crises spurred two transportation industry veterans and startup company co-founders to take action aimed at making the produce... continue reading »

Braga Fresh executive named Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman of the Year

Colby Pereira, chief operating officer of conventional and organic vegetable grower Braga Fresh, has been named the Grower-Shipper Foundation Ag Woman... continue reading »

Horizontal flow wrap applications webinar set for next month

Product safety technology company Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection will host a webinar focused on flow wrap applications on May 8. The webinar, wh... continue reading »

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Carrot juice recalled because of botulism concerns

Carrot juice from Barsotti Juice Co. has been recalled because of concerns about under processing that could lead to botulism. On Jan. 30, the Food... continue reading »

Produce packaging playing active role in food safety

The produce industry works hard at delivering safe food. Unfortunately, those efforts are not 100% effective. As a result, the U.S. Food and Drug A... continue reading »