The 29th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) Codex Coordinating Committee for Europe (CCEURO) took place in The Netherlands from September 30 through October 3, 2014.
Penn State Law’s Agricultural Law Resource and Reference Center is one of four institutions in the new Agricultural and Food Law Consortium, a partnership supported by a $750,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and established to study how food and agriculture laws affect land- and sea-based food, fiber and energy production.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.
A new report released by the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) estimates the cost of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. tops $15.6 billion.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has completely revised its website to provide easier access to a wealth of news, information and resources concerning leafy greens food safety and this important program created in 2007.
A food safety office will be established in the near future as part of President Ma Ying-jeou's most recent bid to combat the tainted food scares that have shaken the nation over the past few months.
Lubricate Lubricants Company has recently obtained ISO 21469 certification for all of its NSF/H-1 registered food machinery lubricants.
Ron Foster announced that he will step down as president and chief executive officer of Foster Farms, but will remain an owner and board member of the company.
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) today announced fourteen new grant awards valued at $2.8 million.
NSF International, a global independent public health organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the water, food, health sciences and consumer goods industries, has been approved by the Emirates Standard Metrology Authority (ESMA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide auditing and testing for the Emirates Quality Mark certification of bottled drinking water.
Companies’ sustainability solutions also offer operating efficiencies and cost savings.
Eliminating battery cages in chicken farms will reduce risk of Salmonella illness.
Redline versions of the codified text of the four recently released proposed supplemental FSMA rules are now available.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education has announced the availability of a limited number of scholarships for full-time undergraduate and graduate students to attend its next national consumer food-safety education conference on December 4-5, 2014, in Arlington, VA.
The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Agricultural Marketing Service, will provide $66 million to state departments of agriculture for projects that help support specialty crop growers.
Bacteria isolated from humans, retail meats and food animals show differences in antimicrobial resistance.
Company philosophy is to use antibiotics only as needed and only when prescribed by a veterinarian, so Tyson has been working since 2011 to reduce the use of any antibiotics used in human medicine from the company's chicken operations.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new online tool to provide insight into FDA's compliance, inspection, and recall activities.
To help address important pest issues in Western agriculture, communities and natural areas, the Western Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center is making $300,000 in grants available for development of IPM resources.
The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) is marking its fifth anniversary in serving the food protection community.