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.
Understanding pathogenic bacteria in agriculture helps us better appreciate what the produce industry faces when it comes to improving food safety.
With the massive food safety law closing in on enforcement, now is the time to assess your growing operation’s preparedness.
Food safety scares — no matter where they take place — affect an entire industry sector.
Government agency is hiring for spots just below the level requiring Senate approval while re-submitting them for the higher level positions.
Produce from Chile was distributed throughout several U.S. retail establishments, but no illnesses reported so far.
As the government shutdown continues, FDA is calling its food safety inspection staff back in to work.
In the years leading up to 2018, leafy greens and romaine saw a surge in sales. In the weeks following the Yuma outbreak, sales dropped in double digits.