food safety

Industry Groups Release Lettuce Safety Guidance Document

The International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA), Produce Marketing Association (PMA), United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association (United) and W... continue reading »

House of Representatives Passes Food Labeling Bill

On March 9, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005 (HR 4167) with a 283-139 vote.

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Produce Groups to Hold Lettuce Safety Meeting

On Wed., March 29, a number of produce industry associations – including the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), International Fresh-cut Produce... continue reading »

Sunkist Growers, Taylor Partner in Fresh-Cut Fruit Venture

Two of the biggest names in fresh produce are teaming up to expand their presence in the fast-growing fresh-cut fruit category. Sunkist Growers, marke... continue reading »

FDA Issues Draft Guidance for the Safe Production of Fresh-Cut Produce

To minimize microbial food safety hazards common to the processing of most fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sold to consumers in a ready-to-eat form, t... continue reading »

FDA Issues Letter To California Lettuce Industry

The FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has issued a letter to California firms that grow, pack, process or ship fresh and fresh-cut lett... continue reading »

IFPA Hires New VP for Technical Services

The International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA) has hired David Gombas as its new vice president for technical services.

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Food Safety Summit March 16-18

The 7th Annual Food Safety Summit will be held March 16-18 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. The three-day event provides food manufacturers,... continue reading »