New Era of Smarter Food Safety: FDA’s Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan

Tackling foodborne outbreaks faster and revealing the root cause are essential for the prevention of future outbreaks. We have a plan to do that. Foodborne disease […]

Scientists advise food agency to use whole genome sequencing

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) provides new opportunities for improving bacterial food safety but also brings with it some concerns, according to Belgian experts. An opinion by […]

Now Is the Time to Modernize Audits to Reduce Risk & Audit Fatigue

Auditing is a critical piece of creating a safe food supply, but traditional auditing methods leave suppliers and processors open to higher risk as supply chains […]

Whole Foods releases top 10 food trend predictions for 2022

Global buyers and experts from U.S.-based supermarket chain Whole Foods Market have unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2022. Buzz-less spirits, yuzu, Reducetarianism and […]

USDA Offers Tips to Help Keep Your Holiday Illness-Free

Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill to Avoid Ruining Christmas with a Case of Foodborne Illness As the end of the year approaches, it’s likely there are multiple […]

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Mexican Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos Issue Joint Statement

As more suppliers in the fresh produce industry make the strategic move to year-round production, the need to partner with growers in countries south of the […]

Fresh Produce Association of the Americas Names New Board Members for Upcoming Term

As The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) maps out its blueprint for the next few years, the association is building a dynamic team of […]

GFSI Sets First Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a coalition of the Consumer Goods Forum, has launched the first-ever set of benchmarking requirements for food safety auditor professional recognition bodies. […]

Tips for reducing food safety risks with technology

Food businesses face risk every day, with every shift. That means their teams must work proactively to reduce the chances of a foodborne illness incident, security […]