Government agencies update number of reported illnesses in E. coli outbreak tied to lettuce grown in California’s Salinas Valley.
CDC and FDA say Salinas-grown romaine is at the heart of E. coli outbreak.
With new Food Safety Modernization Act requirements on the horizon, it’s important to review traceability procedures and upgrade if necessary.
While the fruit and vegetable industry has created ingenious ways to keep fields as clean as possible, we’ve learned fences are not always animal proof.
Answering blockchain’s strong entry into the fruit and vegetable market, traditional traceback providers up their game.
Worried about threats to your farm data from computer hackers? Here are four factors to think about to ensure your data stays safe and in your possession.
If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of a FDA inspector calling at the farm gate, there’s still time to get all your ducks in a row.
How well you control free-roaming animals can make the difference between food safety and food disaster. We asked an expert for advice.
Farm owners and their employees have a big responsibility to ensure that the crops they produce are safe for consumers. Here are some great recommendations for ensuring food safety.
FDA updates FAQ section to include additional answers to questions relating to the Produce Safety Rule.
As Chief Science and Technology Officer, Whitaker laid the groundwork for food safety, supply chain, technology, and sustainability efforts for PMA and the specialty crops industry.
After a series of romaine-linked outbreaks, Top Flavor’s Mike Clements is confident the industry is coming back.
After a long wait, investigators will start visiting farms this spring.
Technology will help solve food safety problems in the “Nation’s Salad Bowl,” hundreds attending Hartnell College event learn, but a change in mindset is needed to boost produce consumption.
FDA announces common-sense decision to exercise discretion on enforcement of Produce Safety Rule on crops that may have a reduced presence of foodborne pathogens.
Kale is newest addition to Environmental Working Group’s annual compilation of fruits and vegetables reported to contain the most pesticide residues.
Although current food safety measures include barring wildlife as much as possible, ecologically diverse farms may be safer, a Washington State University study involving 70 farms throughout the West Coast finds.