Tag Archives: food safety

NSF Says Elliott Report a “Significant Step Forward in Safeguarding Food Supply”

The final report of the Elliott Review into the Integrity and Assurance of Food Supply Networks was published September 4th, 2014. Food fraud is … Continue reading

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GMA’s Ingredients Initiative

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced a five-part initiative that will advance the procedures used to assess the safety of ingredients used in food … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Protecting retailer liability

By Randy Fields The tipping point on food safety risk has been reached for retailers. We have increasingly seen food safety issues negatively impacting … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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Hollandia Produce Scores 100% on Primus GFS Certification Audit

Hollandia Produce, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, has earned a perfect score on … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Raises $800,000 and Bolsters Family Meals Campaign Commitment

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation recently hosted its third annual gala event, which celebrated the accomplishments and investments of the food retail industry … Continue reading

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Intelligent Checklist Platform Boosts Food Service Quality and Safety

Results from a recently completed case study released by the Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) show … Continue reading

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Fighting Childhood Obesity Among 2013′s Top Food News

Hunter Public Relations’ 11th annual Food News Study, in partnership with Libran Research & Consulting, polled 1,000 American adults in a quantitative online survey. … Continue reading

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Plum Organics’ Total (Product) Recall

BLOG: Last week Plum Organics issued a product recall for a range of their pouch products. Here’s why honesty is the best policy. Continue reading

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SCS Global Services Launches New Testing Arm

SCS Global Services (SCS) is expanding its laboratory capabilities and competitive pricing under its new testing arm, SCS Global Testing Services. SCS has provided … Continue reading

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Consumer Confidence in Food Safety Declines

Consumer confidence in the safety of foods and beverages sold in the U.S. has dropped over the past five years according to Multi-sponsor Surveys’ … Continue reading

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United Natural Products Alliance Adopts Industry Food Safety Standard From ReposiTrak

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), a leading international association of dietary supplement, functional food and natural health products companies, has announced its commitment … Continue reading

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Sun World Launches Mobile Website

Sun World Intl recently launched its consumer-friendly mobile site to provide smart phone and tablet users faster and easier navigation of the company’s website. … Continue reading

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FDA takes step to help ensure the safety of imported food

In order to implement the bipartisan Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) signed by President Obama, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two proposed … Continue reading

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Costco Adopts Aspirago Food Safety Software

Costco Wholesale, which manages thousands of suppliers worldwide, has adopted Aspirago’s food safety software solution. Costco announced the transition to Aspirago to its suppliers … Continue reading

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A safer way to operate

From transporting and storing products to food prep and merchandising displays, food safety concerns touch every aspect of the supply chain. Retailers are pursing … Continue reading

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For safe keeping

Research shows food safety is a top concern for consumers. Is the industry doing enough? Consumers ask themselves a lot of questions when considering … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Announces Food Safety Auditing Scholarship Program

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation has initiated a scholarship program aimed at students currently enrolled in food and agricultural science majors who have a … Continue reading

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United Fresh Expands Recall Ready Program Offerings

United Fresh is proud to announce the expansion of its Recall Ready Program services with the addition of new training and education opportunities that leverage the … Continue reading

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HarvestMark Goes Mobile with ShopWell

YottaMark announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ShopWell Solutions (ShopWell), the personalized food information company. YottaMark will integrate the … Continue reading

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FMI, USDA and FDA Address Risk of Listeria Monocytogenes in Retail Delicatessens

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will participate in an U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public meeting regarding the … Continue reading

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On the waterfront

Tons of new products, trends and merchandising ideas for seafood were unloaded and sampled at the International Boston Seafood Show. Chef Richard A. Keys … Continue reading

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IFT Issues Food Product Tracing Report to FDA

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) released its report for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) focused on the outcomes of two pilot … Continue reading

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Industry Publishes New Cantaloupe Guidance

A new resource, The National Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Cantaloupes and Netted Melons, is now available to help companies that grow, harvest, sort, … Continue reading

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United Fresh Voices Concern for Small Farm Exemptions

United Fresh members and staff are participating in the first public hearings organized by FDA to hear feedback on the draft Produce Rule and … Continue reading

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