The Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding Produce for Human Consumption--the proposed produce safety rule--is now available for public comment, according to a notice published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
There have now been seven reported deaths and more than 30 illnesses in 11 states stemming from the multi-state Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to caramel apples, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has teamed up with SNV Ghana to launch FAO-Thiaroye--a new fish processing technology to produce healthier fish that meets local and international standards.
Food safety attorney William (Bill) Marler has been named to the first-ever list of the Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers by the National Law Journal.
According to a final rule by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), mechanically tenderized beef products will not require special safety labels for another three years.
The Meat Industry Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for Members of the Class of 2015.
In evaluating some of this year’s top stories in food safety, it’s been found that news originating two to three years ago still made headlines in 2014.
More than $15 million in fellowships has been set aside by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
After a number of successful events in North America and Europe, the Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI’s) Global Food Safety Conference is heading to Asia in 2015--Kuala Lumpur to be exact, the capital and most populous city of Malaysia.
This week, Walmart announced a new plan to enforce “enhanced poultry safety measures” for the retail giant’s suppliers.
Over the weekend, a $1.1 trillion spending budget passed by the U.S. Senate is an additional step forward for the food safety industry.
This week, U.S. House of Representatives made significant progress in terms of allocating funds for food safety.
Marshfield Food Safety, LLC, a full service microbiology and chemistry contract testing laboratory, has completed an independent evaluation of PathoGenetix's RESOLUTION™ Microbial Genotyping System and found both an improved ease-of-use and specificity of strain and serotype identification over other identification systems it has used.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has released its 2014 hazard assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)––an industrial chemical used to harden plastic products.
The University of Guelph’s Department of Food Science has launched an expanded online interactive food safety training program, now open to the industry.
The monitoring of pesticide residue by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been criticized by a new report from the General Accounting Office (GAO).
At today’s Consumer Food Safety Education Conference in Arlington, VA, findings from the a report commissioned by the Partnership for Food Safety Education were released.
Neogen Corporation announced today that, effective immediately, Richard Calk, Jr. will take over as president and chief operating officer.
Anritsu offers a number of systems, programs and detectors to ensure that food companies remain compliant with even the most stringent of quality control programs.
In an effort to support Nigeria’s newly launched National Policy on Food Safety, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has given $495 million to the cause, aimed at reducing the number of foodborne illnesses and improving consumer confidence, among other goals.