Texas International Produce Association Announces Third Annual Clean Eating Challenge

Healthy eating is more than a fad—it is a way of life. Amplifying the produce-based lifestyle, Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is rallying industry members to participate […]

FDA Assesses Impact of Whole Genome Sequencing Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a study on the effectiveness of the GenomeTrakr Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Network, a scientific tool that helps the FDA detect, investigate […]

3 ways carbon ag matters to produce companies

Carbon agriculture is here, and there are opportunities for produce growers and companies to benefit from them. But it’s early in the process, and it’s complicated. […]

How Much Does a Food Recall Really Cost?

From product losses to brand damage, the dollar amounts can rack up quickly when faced with a recall. Amy Philpott, vice president at Watson Green. In […]

CDC, FDA, and FSIS work outbreak data to find best preventive practices

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) has released its findings for 2019 for the sources of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter in […]

Could cold plasma be the future of food safety?

Cold plasma has captured scientists’ imagination in almost every field, and food safety is no exception. The USDA and consumer groups continue to fund cold plasma […]

The quiet resurgence of QR codes

QR codes were a dog. They didn’t make much sense a decade ago when mobile responsive websites were the exception, not the rule. They required a […]

Children who eat more fruit and veg have better mental health

Children who eat more fruits and vegetables have better mental wellbeing, according to new research from the United Kingdom’s University of East Anglia Health and Social […]

FDA and Mexican Counterparts Report Progress and Next Steps for Food Safety Partnership

As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of food imported from Mexico and advance protections for consumers in both countries, the Food and Drug […]