food safety

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 »

FDA planning tool to help businesses comply with FSMA

FDA is releasing a new software tool to help owners and operators of food facilities create a food safety plan specific to their facilities. The plann... continue reading »

Secretary Perdue appoints new leadership for food safety

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed Carmen Rottenberg as acting deputy under secretary for food safety, and Paul Kiecker was name... continue reading »

Basic, advanced HACCP courses set for UC Davis

Two courses that present basic and advanced information on hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) will be held at the University of Calif... continue reading »

Convenience is key for 2017 Innovation Award winners

Five Produce Innovation Award Winners were recognized at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 46 ... continue reading »

Process Expo to feature HACCP certification training

A Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification Training course will be offered at this year's Process Expo, taking place at the McC... continue reading »

Dow introduces new CANVERA coating polymer

New technological developments from Dow Coating Materials have facilitated the application of thermoplastic polyolefins in plastic food packaging to c... continue reading »

GAP Harmonized Food Safety Standards to be updated

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is updating the Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Harmonized Food Safety Standards for field op... continue reading »

Listeria bacteria can hide inside tissue of romaine lettuce

A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional p... continue reading »