food safety

FDA, produce industry ramping up leafy greens food safety efforts

Although the U.S. food supply chain is one of the safest in the world, the federal government notes there are still approximately 48 million cases of ... continue reading »

Produce industry pushes ahead on food safety research

Growers need not wait on the government for timely guidance to food safety questions or concerns. That’s what industry veteran Victor Smith (top ... continue reading »

CDC seeking source for new E. coli outbreak

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... continue reading »

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FDA announces further findings from leafy greens E. coli outbreak

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections in the fall of 2020. The epidemiology a... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety launches food safety research fundraising initiative

Calling out the need to expand research to answer produce-specific food safety questions, the Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has launched a new capit... continue reading »

Study shows nanobubbles disrupt pathogens like E. coli, listeria

Moleaer, a leading nanobubble technology company, in partnership with researchers from Virginia Tech University, have successfully evaluated and concl... continue reading »

Cornell startup awarded $600K to further processing equipment sanitation technology

Halomine, a Cornell-based startup developing cutting-edge technologies for the sanitation of food processing equipment, has been awarded $600,000 from... continue reading »

FDA to partner with California state, university orgs on leafy greens food safety study

On Nov. 19, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Departme... continue reading »

Emerging pathogen Cyclospora focus of CPS study

Ynés Ortega, Ph.D., with the University of Georgia, is leading a research project that will identify potential sources of the protozoan pathogen, Cyc... continue reading »

Produce leaders release report on leafy greens traceability pilots

A group of six industry organizations released a report outlining four months of leafy green traceability pilots with supply chain partners, including... continue reading »