Food Safety

2022 Western Food Safety Conference announces lineup

The Western Food Safety Conference on May 4-5, 2022, will present an outstanding lineup of leaders, experts and innovators from the world of fresh produce safety, with a hybrid format to optimize networking and global... more »

Food safety support expanded by International Fresh Produce Association

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) announced Jan. 11 the addition of Gretchen Wall as director, food safety and quality, as well as the promotion of Emily Griep to vice president, regulatory compliance and global... more »

12 new research projects funded by Center for Produce Safety

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) ­has funded 12 new research projects, valued at just over $3.9 million, to help answer the industry's most urgent produce food safety questions. The topics included in the 12... more »

PrimusGFS now offered by California organic certifier, CCOF

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) supports the growth of organic by providing service-oriented organic certification, diverse educational offerings, and dedicated policy work. Founded in California more than 40 years ago, today CCOF's roots span the... more »

Revised FSMA water rule open to constructive comments

With the release of the proposed produce safety water rule (Subpart E) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has tried to address some major concerns with the... more »

California food safety scientists mark 30 years with USDA Pesticide Data Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) joins the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Agricultural Marketing Service Pesticide Data Program (PDP). CDFA’s Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC)... more »

Alabama Extension System receives food safety outreach grant of $300,000

The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded the Alabama Cooperative Extension System with a $300,000 food safety grant. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is the primary outreach and engagement organization for the... more »

Alabama Extension receives food safety grant

Food safety and processing issues can present big challenges to small farmers as they diversify their operations. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will help farmers address those challenges thanks to a grant from the USDA's National... more »

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