food safety

Researchers look at produce distribution centers as possible food contamination risks

Numerous research projects have examined potential risks from foodborne pathogens in field-grown produce as well as in packinghouses, but little work ... continue reading »

Researchers seek field tool to refine sampling, sanitation intervals

Clemson University researchers are working to develop a user-friendly tool that can predict biofilm behavior in stone fruit packinghouses and produce ... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety names Vic Smith of JV Smith Companies new chair

After two years as chair of Center for Produce Safety’s (CPS) board of directors, Wegmans Food Markets’ Dave Corsi has handed the gavel to grower-... continue reading »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for food facilities

(This article was written by Safe Food Alliance and shared here with permission. The original story can be found here.) In the wake of the current... continue reading »

Anti-pathogen packaging solution introduced by Aptar

Aptar Food + Beverage has launched InvisiShield platform technology, which is, according to the company, a first-of-its-kind anti-pathogenic packagin... continue reading »

FDA issues coronavirus need-to-know info for food producers

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued the following information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) to assist food producers and consumers limit ... continue reading »

Purdue creates portable device to do on-site E. coli testing

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 mil... continue reading »

United Fresh launches program to equip food safety professionals

United Fresh Produce Association has launched its newest leadership development offering, the Produce Safety Immersion Program, developed to build the... continue reading »

Magnetic food detection company Bunting rebrands

Bunting Magnetics celebrated its 60th anniversary on Aug. 3. As part of the celebration, the company has launched a rebranding to unify all of its div... continue reading »

PSSI names Eckmann new VP of operations

Food safety and contract sanitation provider PSSI has promoted Tom “Tiny” Eckmann to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Eckmann ... continue reading »