listeria

Laura Rolon studying microbial biofilms protecting Listeria

Microbiologists to study biofilms guarding Listeria

Microbiologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a $605,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study how... continue reading »

Sanitizer efficacy in apple packing line dump tanks studied

Although several researchers have examined potential pathogen cross-contamination from wash water in fresh-cut produce operations, little data exists ... continue reading »

FDA: Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes found in Dole packaged salad

Dole Fresh Vegetables announced Dec. 22 a Voluntary Precautionary Recall of all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads processed at its Bessem... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety commits $3.9 million to 12 research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) ­has funded 12 new research projects, valued at just over $3.9 million, to help answer the industry's most urgent... continue reading »

Column: Tackling listeria, our produce safety greatest common denominator

In managing my company’s fresh produce processing business, I consider two focus areas to be critical: managing risk and growing consumption. Food s... continue reading »

Fresh Express announces recall of Fresh Salad products due to potential health risk

The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections. Ac... continue reading »

What’s your food safety nightmare?

What fresh produce food-safety topics keep industry leaders awake at night? A pair of recent Center for Food Safety webinars examined two prominent ri... continue reading »

Israeli startup creates surface coating to prevent pathogenic infection

Bio-Fence, an Israeli startup from the Kitchen Hub FoodTech incubator by Strauss, has developed an innovative antimicrobial coating technology that cr... continue reading »

Produce safety org on ‘seek and destroy’ mission with listeria research project

Martin Wiedmann likes to compare produce facilities’ attempts to identify and manage resident strains of the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytoge... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety summer symposium series lineup announced

Most of the Center for Produce Safety's summer research symposium agenda has been announced. The free sessions will be presented by CPS-funded scie... continue reading »