Food Safety

FSMA kicks in Jan. 26 for large growers

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on Jan. 4, 2011. After seven years and several... more »

Produce Safety Rule training provided by Purdue Extension

During 2018, the Purdue Extension produce safety training team will provide training for growers, packers, processors and sellers of fresh produce. Training sessions will be held at seven locations throughout Indiana in 2018 to help companies and... more »

Meijer voluntarily recalls some products containing apples

As a result of the Fresh-Pak Inc. recall, Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of select Meijer brand packaged products due to sliced apples within the products being potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, there... more »

Listeria risk prompts apple recall by Jack Brown Produce

Sparta, Michigan’s Jack Brown Produce has recalled Gala, Fuji, Golden Delicious and Honeycrisp shipped under the Apple Ridge brand from Dec. 11 to Dec. 16, 2017. The company said in a released statement that the... more »

Produce safety sessions scheduled by Purdue Extension

During 2018, the Purdue Extension produce safety training team will provide training for growers, packers, processors and sellers of fresh produce. Training sessions will be held at seven locations throughout Indiana in 2018 to help companies and... more »

Shoreline Fruit recalls select chocolate covered products

In cooperation with the GKI Foods recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk/dairy allergen, Traverse City, Michigan-based Shoreline Fruit is voluntarily recalling select Shoreline Fruit bulk and Cherry Bay Orchards branded dark... more »

Food safety planning helped by new Ohio report

A publication released today by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) will help produce farmers understand what it means to develop a farm food safety plan and meet new federal food safety rules.... more »

Food safety policy boosted by NIFA biotechnology grants

The science of agriculture grows more complex every year. USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced Oct. 19 support for projects to help bridge the gap between biotechnology innovations and the policies on... more »


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