food safety

Western Growers report on Inteligistics’ InteliCool

Study: InteliCool improves cold chain efficiency by 30%

Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) recently assisted Inteligistics, a WGCIT partner, in the evaluation of Inteligistics’ I... continue reading »

Column: Putting food safety research to work

Imagine reading this headline in our trade press: “Fresh produce foodborne illnesses fall 80%.” Better yet: “15 trillion servings of fresh produ... continue reading »

Registration open for IFPA’s 2022 Washington Conference

The International Fresh Produce Association will unite the entire fresh produce industry to engage with members of Congress in the nation’s capital ... continue reading »

New projects eye blue light, bubbles and smartphone-based infrared in produce safety

Antimicrobial blue light, ultra-fine bubbles and smartphone-based infrared cameras may seem unrelated, but each technology is part of a Center for Pro... continue reading »

AFFI Government Action Summit focuses on food safety, supply chain

Dozens of frozen food industry executives gathered this week for the American Frozen Food Institute’s (AFFI) Government Action Summit to discuss the... continue reading »

Fresh Express donates additional $500K to fund produce safety research

Value-added salad leader Fresh Express has contributed $500,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s current capital campaign to fund fresh produce food-s... continue reading »

Laura Rolon studying microbial biofilms protecting Listeria

Microbiologists to study biofilms guarding Listeria

Microbiologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a $605,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study how... continue reading »

Grower-Shipper Association appoints officers, board members

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central California (GSA) recently appointed Victor Ramirez of NorCal Harvesting as its new vice-chair and Greg Beach... continue reading »

FDA takes steps to limit lead in juice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft action levels for lead in single-strength (ready to drink) apple juice and other single-strengt... continue reading »

Coalition letter urges changes to FDA regarding food regulation

A coalition of food industry groups and consumer/public health groups have sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf urging the agency to br... continue reading »