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FDA, produce industry ramping up leafy greens food safety efforts

Although the U.S. food supply chain is one of the safest in the world, the federal government notes there are still approximately 48 million cases of ... continue reading »

Onion recall expanded to include ready-to-eat products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poul... continue reading »

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FDA announces new protocol for preharvest agriculture water treatments

On July 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for prehar... continue reading »

Onions recalled by Thomson International due to possible salmonella link

Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California, has recalled red, yellow, white and sweet yellow onions shipped from May 1, 2020 through the ... 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 »

ECU professor focused on bridging food safety communication gaps

Nicole Arnold is a food safety expert focused on bridging the communication gaps, whether between researchers and the industry or the industry and end... continue reading »

Salmonella sickens 96, traced to cut fruit from New Jersey facility

As of Dec. 30, 2019, a total of 96 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Javiana have been reported from 11 states. Illnesses we... continue reading »

UMass food scientist making strides in foodborne disease testing

University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist Matthew Moore has received two grants from the USDA to apply new technology in an effort to more qu... continue reading »

Melon-linked illness outbreak over, contamination source not found

A 10-state outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illness linked to pre-cut melon products appears to be over, government agencies announced last week. The ... continue reading »

Fresh-cut melon recalled by Caito Foods due to salmonella

Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling a variety of fresh-cut melon products that were distributed in 16 states. The company is investigating reports of... continue reading »