Fruit and veg prescription now provided by London doctors

General Practitioners in London boroughs, backed by £250 000 in funding, have started to prescribe fruit and vegetables to patients.extenderse a todo el Reino Unido, siempre […]

FDA and CDC Partner to Reduce Foodborne Illness in Retail and Foodservice Establishments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen food safety in […]

EFI to launch Ethical Charter Implementation Program in 2023

. Equitable Food Initiative announced a two-year, $2 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to support implementation of the Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices. For this […]

USDA changing foreign audit practices

During the pandemic, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service largely replaced its in-country visitation teams with so-called remote verification audits. FSIS audits foreign countries that export […]

The Global Produce & Floral Show by the International Fresh Produce Association Hits High Notes

ORLANDO, FL – I thought I’d start this story with an acronym. As my flight coasted into the thick warm air of Central Florida for the International […]

Cultural Intelligence Helps Build a Food Safety Culture

Today, my breakfast was the sum of fifteen ingredients coming together. In case you’re wondering, raisins were not one of them. The food industry is one […]

GLOBALG.A.P. becomes third-party certification for new Walmart U.S. pollinator health commitments

GLOBALG.A.P. North America has announced its GLOBALG.A.P. IFA (Integrated Farm Assurance) Standard is a recognized third-party certification for Walmart U.S. pollinator health commitments. Walmart U.S. reported […]

Getting inside consumers’ minds: What’s driving their produce buying behaviors?

What’s on shoppers’ minds in these not-quite-yet-normal times? If you think of it like a shopping cart or basket, there’s a lot in there. There are […]

Plant-based snack foods increasingly popular

Consumers are more and more moving toward a healthier lifestyle and this includes shifting to better-for-you products and a focus on individual wellness needs. No matter […]