The year 2007 was a banner year for food-related recalls, and 2008 promised to be even worse.
No matter how hard our industry works, public confidence ultimately depends upon government to determine proper food safety standards and ensure that they are being met.
Experts agree that pathogen contamination of produce growing in fields may be reduced by applying Good Agricultural Practices.
Refrigerated, perishable products offer a unique level of complexity since there is no singular technology to assure product safety for the broad spectrum of products that exist.
With the implementation of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement, huge strides have been made in the area of food safety.