23/02/2022

WHO reports show food safety strategy progress

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published two reports from meetings of a group working on its revised food safety strategy. WHO’s food safety strategy for […]
23/02/2022

Study outlines key points for more effective environmental monitoring

Essential elements of a processing environment monitoring program have been identified by an expert group of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe. The aim is […]
23/02/2022

Produce shopping in 2050: Futuristic or more of the same?

The produce department of tomorrow may not be one. That’s one perspective given in response to a question I asked members of the Fresh Produce Industry Discussion […]
23/02/2022

Can a computer “taste” a tomato or a blueberry?

Can a computer “taste” a tomato or a blueberry? Well, not exactly, but it can tell scientists which volatiles in these fruits make them taste good, […]
24/01/2022

FDA issues Improvement Plan to Modernize Foodborne Illness Outbreak Responses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the release of the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan, designed to help the FDA and its partners enhance the […]
24/01/2022

International Fresh Produce Association begins

January 2022 marked the start of the new International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), the global trade association representing the entire fresh produce and floral supply chains. […]
24/01/2022

FDA-TRACK: Food Safety Dashboards

To prevent foodborne illness and foster good nutrition, the FDA monitors domestic and foreign companies and the food that they produce. We then use the data […]
24/01/2022

7 critical ways that technology can boost food safety and reduce risks

Food safety should always be the top priority for food businesses, but the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown our industry some major curveballs, creating new challenges around […]
24/01/2022

The Year Ahead: Food safety & traceability

According to the CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), there were 26 percent fewer foodborne infections in 2020 compared with the average annual number from […]