FDA provides new guidance to decrease pathogen growth in sprout seeds

The FDA has issued final guidance for those producing and using seeds for sprouting, partly because of a string of foodborne illness outbreaks stretching back more than two […]

Food safety is about people

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new effort to reduce Salmonella in poultry, we led with the numbers. The number of illnesses due to […]

Codex develops guide on managing foodborne outbreaks

Experts at a Codex committee meeting have drafted guidance on how to handle microbiological foodborne outbreaks. The guideline will give countries a structured approach on preparedness […]

California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Kicks Off 2022 Season With New Leadership and Members

SALINAS, CA – April 1 marked the start of the leafy greens growing season on the Central Coast of California, as well as the beginning of the fiscal […]

Agrochemicals Management (Pesticides)

The purpose of farming is to produce enough food to meet the population demand, with these products being of good quality and food safety in order […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]