food safety

Food Safety Culture: A foundation for best practices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a growing interest in looking at a company’s culture of food safety whether it’s a farm, packing and distribution operation or fresh-cut fruit and vegetable processor. Officials from... more »

CPS research symposium to answer next steps in food safety

The Center for Produce Safety’s 2023 Research Symposium plans to focus on making its research  learnings less complicated and relatable to the industry. The event is scheduled for June 20-21 in Atlanta. “Center for Produce... more »

Sustainable and safe: Ionized gas used for food safety

Start-up company NanoGuard Technologies is in the early phases of designing a technology that uses air and electricity to kill molds and pathogens on fruits, vegetables and other food, with a goal of replacing chemical... more »

AgroFresh adds four to leadership positions

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. has made four key appointments to its senior leadership team. These new leaders will strengthen AgroFresh’s leadership and enhance its capabilities in global operations, manufacturing, information technology, digital solutions and human resources,... more »

IFPA names Produce Safety Immersion Program members

With providing food safety expertise and business solutions as one of its strategic commitments, the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) recently welcomed the fourth cohort to its Produce Safety Immersion Program. Sponsored by Calavo Growers... more »

DirectFresh service enables same-day perishable shipping

WARP, a tech-powered freight network specializing in middle-mile solutions, has launched DirectFresh, a service enabling perishable shippers with same-day and next-day direct store delivery. The service offers shippers an end-to-end solution for their fresh freight... more »

IFPA food safety leader plans to leave association

Jennifer McEntire, the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) chief food safety and regulatory officer, is leaving the association. McEntire plans to “step away” from her role with the association on May 5, according to an... more »

GFSI conference addresses ‘turbulent times’

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), part of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), has scheduled its 22nd annual conference, “Delivering Food in Turbulent Times: The Need for Agility & Resilience” from April 24-27 in Atlanta.... more »

Test detects Salmonella, Listeria in one sample

BioMérieux is offering Gene-Up Enviropro, the only assay of its kind to simultaneously detect both Salmonella and Listeria from environmental swabbing, including polymerase chain reaction confirmation. The solution provides cost savings, laboratory waste reduction, and... more »

Purdue Ag-Celerator invests in pathogen detection tech

OmniVis, which focuses on the speed, accuracy and economics of pathogen detection, has received $100,000 from the Purdue Ag-Celerator, an agriculture innovation fund. OmniVis makes iSpyDx hand-held devices that rapidly detect pathogens in food, agriculture... more »

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