Food Safety

WeighPack Systems introduces bulk weigh filling machine

Precision weigh-filling and packaging machinery manufacturer WeighPack Systems Inc. has launched a new bulk weigh filling machine. The new bulk weigh filling machine system integrates an in-line metal detector between the filling process and weigh... more »

Washington Winegrowers Association to hold food safety webinar

The Washington Winegrowers Association is scheduling a food safety webinar. The Winery Sanitation & Food Safety Webinar is scheduled for June 27. The web seminar is designed to train viticulturists and winemakers on best practices... more »

IFPA offers sneak peek at Washington conference

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is gearing up for its annual Washington Conference, set to take place in the first week of June. The event promises to be focused on advocacy, networking and industry... more »

Center for Produce Safety research symposium presenters announced

The names of scientists who will be presenting at the Center for Produce Safety's 2024 CPS Research Symposium have been announced. The event is scheduled for June 18th-19th at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center... more »

Bill aims to increase Specialty Crop Block Grant funding

U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Laphonza Butler (D-California) have introduced a bill to increase the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant program authorization by $15 million. The Specialty Crops Security Act increases the authorization for... more »

FDA meeting focuses on data and tech for food safety

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking ideas on how the agency can leverage data and technology to advance food safety. The FDA is asking stakeholders to participate in an April 24 virtual and... more »

USDA webinar focuses on GAP updates

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service will a webinar on the updates to the USDA Harmonized Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and GAP Plus+ audit standards. The webinar is at 1 p.m. April 5. Registration is online.... more »

California workforce summit extends discount registration deadline

More than 500 agricultural safety and human resource professionals, farm managers and supervisors, labor contractors and farm owners are expected to converge on the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, California, for a workforce summit. ACTIVATE24 is... more »

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