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LGMA plans ‘overhaul’ of food safety rules in wake of outbreaks

E. coli outbreaks linked to California romaine over, but investigations continue, and growers are pledging stricter guidelines for leafy greens.

Panel discusses food safety expectations for produce suppliers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Dave Corsi, VP of produce for Wegmans, shared perspective about how CPS research continues to inform Wegmans and other buying organizations in regards to food safety standards for produce suppliers.

GS1 US hires Kraig Adams in new blockchain role

GS1 US, Ewing, N.J., has hired Kraig Adams to be its vice president of blockchain, a new role at the company.

Year in Produce No. 2 — Food Safety

Food safety issues, particularly E. coli outbreaks, continued to disrupt the industry in 2019, even as the Food and Drug Administration announced
a New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative.

CPS web seminar focuses on wildlife and fresh produce safety

A web seminar sponsored by the Center for Produce Safety will cover the risk of wildlife in fresh produce food safety.

LGMA seminar informs buyers on food safety changes

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement is sponsoring a web seminar to educate buyers on recent agricultural water metrics changes.

FiveStar Gourmet recalls snacks with eggs

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., has recalled two snack products because they contain hard-boiled eggs from a company involved in a listeria outbreak.

To find food safety efficiencies, look to the research

As important as fresh produce food safety is, we all have limited budgets to work with. As executives, we should want to know whether the food safety investments we’re making have the desired effect.

Salmonella cases in Tailor Cut Produce fruit mix recall rise

The number of illnesses linked to a salmonella outbreak traced to fresh-cut fruit from Tailor Cut Produce has almost tripled in less than a month.

Meijer recalls diced salad bar eggs

Two Meijer stores in Grand Rapids, Mich., have recalled diced hard-boiled eggs salad bars because they were supplied by a company whose eggs are linked to Listeria monocytogenes outbreak.