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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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Mondelez Global Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of belVita Breakfast Biscuits

Mondelez Global LLC announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico, of the belVita Breakfast Biscuit product, Apple Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: The FDA’s watchful eye

The FDA now has teeth and if retailers are not careful, they might just get bit. It is that time of year when the … Continue reading

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Hold the pesticides

Organic produce sales continue to climb. Their benefits may be up for dispute, but its clear consumers recognize organics exist. Continue reading

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Here comes the future – are you ready?

It’s no secret that for years the biggest trends impacting the grocery channel have typically originated in food service. If you were wondering what’s … Continue reading

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Annual Food News Study Reveals Midwest Drought and “Pink Slime” Made Consumers Think Twice

In a year dominated by news of political elections, the economy and the Olympic Games, food-related stories still rank among the most significant of … Continue reading

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U.S., China Agree to Continue Cooperation on Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has renewed an agreement with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and … Continue reading

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Formation of New Sprout Alliance for Safety and Science Announced

A group of sprout growers from across the United States have joined together to form the Sprout Alliance for Safety and Science, a new … Continue reading

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Farm to Fork: Ensuring Food Safety in the Grocery Supply Chain

Sign up for “Farm to Fork: Ensuring Food Safety in the Grocery Supply Chain” white paper. Continue reading

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Most U.S. Consumers Are Only Somewhat or Slightly Concerned About the Safety of U.S. Food Supply, Reports NPD

Even with frequent food safety outbreaks and recalls, concern levels about the safety of the U.S. food supply remain relatively constant with temporary spikes … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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PMA and Western Growers Collaborate on Food Safety

Long-time allies Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers are now creating a collaboration that will initially focus the two organizations’ resources on fresh … Continue reading

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Fresh Summit Education Highlights Include “communities of interest”

Attendees of the 2012 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition will see key changes to the convention’s educational programming when they gather in California … Continue reading

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FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes

FPL Food, LLC, a vertically integrated beef processor, based in Augusta, Ga., will add a new level of quality assurance and food safety to … Continue reading

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Supply chain-wide alliance hosts food safety training for Hawaii produce growers

When growers gather for two food safety workshops to be held in Hawaii later this month, surely the scenery will be exceptional – and … Continue reading

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FSIS Provides Guidance for Listeria Sampling Programs in Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing changes it will make in its procedures for Listeria monocytogenes(Lm) product sampling programs in ready-to-eat meat … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Romaine Lettuce

Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. … Continue reading

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Cantaloupes Connected to Statewide Salmonellosis Outbreak

The Department for Public Health (DPH) has reported that cantaloupes tested in the Kentucky state public health laboratory carry the same strain of Salmonella … Continue reading

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Superior Rankings in Food Safety for Dulcich/Sunlight

For the seventh year in a row, Jakov P. Dulcich and Sons has scored a superior ranking in food safety. In the last few … Continue reading

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Two Major Grocery Customers Begin Implementation of Park City Group’s Food & Drug Safety Technology

Park City Group, Inc., a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology, has announced that Global Supply Chain Systems, Inc., the food and drug … Continue reading

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Fresh Item Management

The media’s attention to LFTB has raised the issue of fresh food safety and its role in consumer transparency. Continue reading

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Cargill Initiates Voluntary Recall of Ground Beef in Northeast

Cargill Beef, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 29,339 pounds of … Continue reading

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USDA Approves Neogen’s Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone

The USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has verified the performance of another of Neogen’s simple and accurate tests for zearalenone. GIPSA’s … Continue reading

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New Jersey Firm Recalls Various Frozen, Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

Buona Vita, Inc., a Bridgeton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 324,770 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination … Continue reading

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