Food Safety Stories
Cucurbits
March 8, 2017
How Steam Helps Remove Pathogens on Cantaloupes
The technique also may effectively sanitize watermelons, honeydews, cucumbers, and baby carrots. Read More
Food Safety Modernization Act moving at snail's pace
Food Safety
February 21, 2017
Food Safety Modernization Act Creeping Forward
Massive regulatory overhaul unfolds as the specialty crop industry hopes to ensure common-sense food safety rules and inspection. Read More
Food Safety
January 26, 2017
Crop Advisers Should Help Growers with Onerous Ag-Water Mandates
Crop advisers need to step up to the plate and help growers comply with Food Safety Modernization Act – especially onerous ag water mandates. Read More
Farm Management
January 10, 2017
FSMA Training Available in Colorado
To be in compliance with the FDA’s Preventive Controls for Human Food rule, be sure farm personnel completes the required training. Read More
James Weaver of Meadow View Farm
Citrus
January 1, 2017
FSMA Training Strategy Available
Aid to help growers understand role in new food safety rules released. Read More
Food Safety
November 21, 2016
New Study Shows Pre-Cut Salad Fosters Growth Of Salmonella
A new study shows minimal damage to salad leaves in bagged salads stimulate the presence of Salmonella enterica. Read More
Citrus
November 2, 2016
FDA Releases Preventative Controls Guidance For Small Businesses
Compliance information available for small and very small businesses. Read More
western food for safety and security course
Farm Management
October 19, 2016
The Center For Produce Safety Funds 10 New Research Projects
The funding is for critical questions in specific areas of food safety practices for fruits and vegetables. Read More
multiple hands holding a plate full of veggies
Food Safety
October 4, 2016
FDA Awards More Than $11 Million To California For Food Safety 
To secure the funding, states were asked to submit implementation proposals. Read More
Citrus
September 20, 2016
Preventative Control Rules Now In Effect For Large Businesses
Facilities employing 500 or more people must meet new standards. Read More
multiple hands holding a plate full of veggies
Farm Management
September 19, 2016
PMA, United Fresh Establish Joint Working Group On Listeria Monocytogenes
The joint effort will result in greater efficiency and a more meaningful impact within the fresh produce industry. Read More
Citrus
September 12, 2016
FDA Allocates $21.8M To Help States Comply With The Produce Safety Rule
Funding has been awarded to assist 42 states with implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
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Business Planning
March 22, 2017
How HortTech Is Solving Grower Challenge…
Dozens of tech companies are looking for solutions to real-world problems vegetable growers face. We take a look at what it could really mean for you and your business. Read More
Citrus
March 15, 2017
Group Wants To Streamline Food Safety Re…
There are 15 federal agencies implement more than 30 different food safety statutes. A team of experts believe they have a solution. Read More
Food Safety
March 10, 2017
Strawberries, Spinach Top Latest ‘…
Industry groups dispute annual report, noting any report that has the effect of decreasing Americans’ fruit and vegetable intake is injurious to their health. Read More
Cucurbits
March 8, 2017
How Steam Helps Remove Pathogens on Cant…
The technique also may effectively sanitize watermelons, honeydews, cucumbers, and baby carrots. Read More
Food Safety
February 21, 2017
Food Safety Modernization Act Creeping F…
Massive regulatory overhaul unfolds as the specialty crop industry hopes to ensure common-sense food safety rules and inspection. Read More
Food Safety
January 26, 2017
Crop Advisers Should Help Growers with …
Crop advisers need to step up to the plate and help growers comply with Food Safety Modernization Act – especially onerous ag water mandates. Read More
Farm Management
January 10, 2017
FSMA Training Available in Colorado
To be in compliance with the FDA’s Preventive Controls for Human Food rule, be sure farm personnel completes the required training. Read More
Citrus
January 1, 2017
FSMA Training Strategy Available
Aid to help growers understand role in new food safety rules released. Read More
Food Safety
November 21, 2016
New Study Shows Pre-Cut Salad Fosters Gr…
A new study shows minimal damage to salad leaves in bagged salads stimulate the presence of Salmonella enterica. Read More
Citrus
November 2, 2016
FDA Releases Preventative Controls Guida…
Compliance information available for small and very small businesses. Read More
Farm Management
October 19, 2016
The Center For Produce Safety Funds 10 N…
The funding is for critical questions in specific areas of food safety practices for fruits and vegetables. Read More
Food Safety
October 4, 2016
FDA Awards More Than $11 Million To Cali…
To secure the funding, states were asked to submit implementation proposals. Read More
Citrus
September 20, 2016
Preventative Control Rules Now In Effect…
Facilities employing 500 or more people must meet new standards. Read More
Farm Management
September 19, 2016
PMA, United Fresh Establish Joint Workin…
The joint effort will result in greater efficiency and a more meaningful impact within the fresh produce industry. Read More
Citrus
September 12, 2016
FDA Allocates $21.8M To Help States Comp…
Funding has been awarded to assist 42 states with implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
Citrus
September 2, 2016
New Tool Helps Growers Understand FSMA R…
FSMA Wizard helps food facilities, importers, and growers to determine their possible requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
Food Safety
August 29, 2016
10 Takeaways From The Center For Produce…
A couple of the key points from the symposium include knowing the importance of sampling irrigation water sources correctly and knowing the difference between validation and verification. Read More
Food Safety
August 8, 2016
Longtime Member Of UC-Davis Postharvest …
Dr. Trevor Suslow, who has been a member at the center for 20 years, is taking over for Elizabeth Mitcham. Read More