Bill Gates is America’s biggest farmer

Bill Gates, the co-founder and CEO of Microsoft Corporation, has been interested in agriculture for a while now. Believe it or not, this has led to Gates […]

USDA to invest more than $4 billion to strengthen the food system

Citing lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent supply chain disruptions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it plans to invest more than $4 […]

United Fresh, PMA name senior management team for new association

Future co-CEOs Cathy Burns of PMA and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named seven current association staff leaders as the senior management team for the […]

Organizations tell FDA they want it to continue with inspection mandate

The undersigned organizations, representing the food industry, consumers, and state and local food safety regulators, write to express our support for FDA’s compliance with the Food […]

The top 10 tomato exporting countries in the world in 2020

Mexico, the Netherlands, and Spain were the leading exporters of tomatoes in 2020. Mexico’s tomato exports amounted to 2.61 billion. It was followed by the Netherlands, […]

US researchers find viruses that might control insect that causes Citrus Greening

Citrus Greening is present in about 95 percent of the citrus trees in Florid. That is why University of Florida scientists are working toward establishing a […]

Federal investigators continue to examine foodborne illness outbreaks

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA’s CORE Response Teams. The investigations are in a variety of stages. Some outbreaks have limited information with […]

Even a small farm needs a strong food safety plan and legal protection for it

She can grow some mean salad greens. “So healthy for you and your family,” she’ll cheerfully tell the customer who makes regular stops at her booth […]

Five food trends and how they are shaping new safety requirements

The events of the pandemic have caused a fundamental reset in human behavior and as the hospitality and catering sector know well, new food and beverage […]