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Maryland: E. coli related to romaine in Ready Pac salad

The Maryland Department of Health is advising consumers to not eat Ready Pac Bistro Bowl Chicken Caesar Salads with specific lot numbers, after seven cases of E. coli were reported in the state.

FDA extends deadline for comments on ‘New Era’ food safety plan

The Food and Drug Administration is extending the deadline for comments on the agency’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety campaign.

As romaine problems continue, FDA takes closer look

The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.

New CPS study focuses on ag water in Arizona, Texas

The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water treatments used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.

United Fresh offers seminar for importers

With Food and Drug Administration inspections coming in 2020, a United Fresh Produce Association seminar set for Jan. 30-31 will help importers prepare for Foreign Supplier Verification Program compliance.

RPC tests confirm IFCO’s cleaning, sanitizing process

Testing from an independent laboratory has confirmed that IFCO’s cleaning and sanitation process on reusable plastic containers effectively remove or deactivate pathogens.

Ohio State forum focuses on food safety science, policy

The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention at The Ohio State University has scheduled a food safety forum.

Church Brothers hires Grace Ho as VP of food safety, quality

Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired Grace Ho as vice president of food safety and quality.

Russ Davis Wholesale joins Mann Packing recall

Fresh-cut processor and distributor Russ Davis Wholesale has recalled 14 products in connection with the Mann Packing recall due to potential listeria contamination.

Web seminars offered on GAP harmonized standards, cyclospora

United Fresh Produce Association web seminars on Good Agricultural Practices harmonized standards and cyclospora are slated for November and December.