food safety

FSNS food safety training schedule set for 2017

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has set the course schedule for food safety training for the upcoming year. FSNS offers certified training programs th... continue reading »

Houston to host Global Food Safety Conference

Leadership for Growth is the theme of Global Food Safety Initiative's 16th Global Food Safety Conference, Feb. 27 to March 2. Seven CEOs from the foo... continue reading »

New method developed for detecting acrylamide in french fries

French-fried potatoes are a popular side dish; but when potatoes are cooked to a golden brown or overcooked, a potentially toxic compound called “ac... continue reading »

Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw recalled in Canada

Sobeys is recalling Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not c... continue reading »

Produce Processing 7: Q+A with Allison Bodor

Alison Bodor is president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). Bodor most recently served as executive vice president of the National... continue reading »

Postharvest washes tackle residue, quality issues

Food safety remains top-of-mind for all involved in the produce industry. One of the ways to minimize risks associated with microbial pathogens is for... continue reading »

QMI changes name to QualiTru Sampling Systems

QMI is now QualiTru Sampling Systems. The company’s new name reflects a continuing commitment to accurate, aseptic sampling and a dedication to crea... continue reading »

Preventing postharvest decay after rain

The past two months has seen the usual extended periods of cool evening condensation but also some decent rainfall in many parts of California. Betwee... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety awards new research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has presented 10 new research awards valued at over $2 million.  The awards are for research projects directed a... continue reading »

FDA updates manufactured food standards

The FDA has issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold f... continue reading »