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Feltracon Vegetable Washing

Better designed equipment can reduce deep cleans, downtime

By Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer In September 2011, Jensen Farms in Colorado found itself in the thick of the very nightmare every food process... continue reading »

AFFI debuts listeria-prevention website, Food Safety Zone

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) unveiled the Food Safety Zone at AFFIFoodSafety.org during the 2019 AFFI Frozen Food Convention. Shared with... continue reading »

PMA, United Fresh hosting Listeria monocytogenes workshop in Atlanta

An upcoming "Listeria monocytogenes Intervention & Control Workshops" is designed specifically for the produce industry. Hosted by PMA and United... continue reading »

Listeria leads to recall of Apio salads in 11 states, Canada

Apio Inc. of Guadalupe, California, has recalled several flavors of pre-made salads, sold in plastic bowls, that were distributed to 11 states and fiv... continue reading »

ScanTech-Sciences-McAllen

Food irradiation technology not widely used with fresh produce, but it could be

By Stephen Kloosterman | Contributing Editor Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years as a way to kill pathogens, althoug... continue reading »

Recall issued for fresh cut vegetables across North America for listeria concerns

Update: Since the original recall was issued by Mann Packing on Oct. 19, there have been nine subsequent recalls related to the original contamination... continue reading »

Listeria bacteria can hide inside tissue of romaine lettuce

A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional p... continue reading »

Veggie Noodle recalls Butternut Spirals due to risk

Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monoc... continue reading »

Draft listeria guidance issued for ready-to-eat foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing an updated draft guidance, “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods,” whi... continue reading »

CRF Frozen Foods trying to reopen after nationwide recall

CRF Frozen Foods remains closed after a nationwide recall in April 2016. Production at the Pasco, Washington, was shut down after the Centers for Dise... continue reading »