If you believe that those mistrustful of science or hesitant to accept scientific validity are of a certain uneducated class, or driven by religion or other belief systems, you are likely wrong. What can be done?
Op-Ed: Are consumers, social media and questionable regulations undermining food science? You be the judge.
Will labeling of a genetically modified organism (GMO) on a food package really provide useful information?
Would a single, national food safety agency in the U.S. ever become reality? Do we even want it to?
Why are criminal prosecutors more interested in food industry behavior these days? It’s time to take notice.
It’s time to focus on reducing food waste and increasing food security. Learn how to help the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s reach its shared goal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) was originally developed based on several key program types.
Inconsistent government regulations confound food safety issues surrounding sushi. Fish quality and rice acidification affect the safety of the popular Japanese cuisine.
In the U.S., between 1983 and 2002, the six most commonly occurring serotypes of non-O157 Escherichia coli were O26, O111, O103, O121, O45 and O145, which have become foodborne pathogens of interest.
A recent change to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) import requirements appears to have triggered an increase in FSIS surveillance of FSIS-regulated imports. Is your company ready?
On October 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service implemented its new Modernization of Poultry New Slaughter Inspection Regulation. What does this meat and poultry for meat processors?
A partnership of industry, government and consumer groups is working together to ensure that consumers have free access to evidence-based, actionable educational messages and resources.
Cooperative Extension faces many challenges and opportunities as the system moves into its second century.
Validation, verification and monitoring are critical components of food safety and quality management programs.
A look back at the past 100+ years since Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle changed the way we look at food safety.
Safety considerations pertaining to the use of chemical pesticides for food production and public health require adherence to proper application practices.
The article highlights an interview with Fred Hayes, director, technical services, Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute on international packaging issues.
Although Foster Farms avoided the harshest of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s enforcement measures by making immediate changes to its manufacturing practices, it did not recall its products. Find out why.
This article focuses on a proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to generically approved” labels for meat and poultry products that would more closely align USDA oversight of the labeling of meat and poultry products with its current goals, priorities and resources. Read more for what this may mean for meat producers.
In recent years, federal, state and local agencies have shifted their thinking toward the concept of building an integrated food safety system.