Canada ranks first, followed by Ireland and France as the top three countries in food safety performance according to the 2014 World Ranking Food Safety Performance, a new report produced by The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Food in Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph's Food Institute.
QIAGEN today announced that its mericon® Pathogen Detection Assays for Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes received AOAC Performance Tested MethodSM (PTM) certification from the AOAC-Research Institute.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) released a new video this week that is now part of the organization’s training program.
Romer Labs has announced that its RapidChek® Listeria NextDay test system earned Performance-Tested Methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute for various ready-to-eat foods with a 27-48 hr. enrichment.
NSF International was awarded SQF Certification Body of the Year by The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) at the Quality Achievement Awards Ceremony during the SQF Conference on October 29, 2014.
The Food and Drug Administration has announced the availability of a guidance for industry entitled "Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration (Sixth Edition)."
Today, 15 percent of America’s food supply is imported from other countries, including 80 percent of seafood and 50 percent of fresh fruit. An increasing amount of that food is coming from China, a country with a food safety track record that leaves many American consumers uneasy.
More than 26,000 people have signed a petition on Care2.com urging coffee giant Starbucks to cut ties with organizations that oppose labeling for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Global public health organization NSF International has acquired Knight International Inspectorate.
CRB has helped a Mars Chocolate North America manufacturing facility in Topeka, KS to earn their LEED® Gold certification.
New rules agreed upon this week by the European Parliament now allow individual governments to restrict or ban growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on their own territory––even if it is allowed by the European Union (EU).
The global food safety testing market is expected to grow to $13.6 billion within the next 5 years, according to Global Markets and Technologies for Food Safety Testing, a new report by BCC Research.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that new leadership will be in place come January 2015.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) is on the way toward finalizing a food safety program that will benefit both students and the global food industry at large.
Recent data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that there’s much room for improvement in the way both organizations monitor pesticide residue violations.
The comment period on a proposed supplemental rule that goes with the Food Safety Modernization Act will end on December 14th.
On November 19th, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) will sponsor an interactive discussion session outlining the requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed produce safety rule appearing in the congressional mandates in the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act.
A potato genetically engineered to reduce the amounts of a potentially harmful ingredient in French fries and potato chips has been approved for commercial planting, the Department of Agriculture announced on Friday.
Larry Keener, president and CEO of International Product Safety Consultants and longtime member of the FSM Editorial Advisory Board, has been nominated as a candidate for leadership of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Board of Directors for 2015.
Alchemy Systems has just announced the release of the highly anticipated online course, SafeMark™ Food Safety Manager: Certification Training for Retail Food Stores.