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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.

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.

CEA Food Safety Coalition names first executive director

The New York City-based CEA Food Safety Coalition has selected Marni Karlin as the group’s first executive director.

FDA to continue ‘enforcement discretion’ for supplier verification

The Food and Drug Administration will continue to have a loose grip on enforcing supplier verification requirements for certain value-added produce operations.

Wegmans adds salad bar items to Mann Packing recall

Wegmans is notifying customers that two products available at its in-store salad bars are involved in a national recall of Mann Packing Co. products due to concerns of listeria contamination.

Listeria test prompts U.S., Canada recall of fresh-cut Mann products

Mann Packing Co. is recalling products in the U.S. and Canada after federal health agencies in the two countries notified the company of a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

Healthy Trailer verifies washout system reduces microbials

Healthy Trailer LLC has passed the first phase of a third-party verification process of its patent-pending trailer cleaning process.

FDA seeks accreditation of labs for food safety

The Food and Drug Administration wants to establish an accreditation system for labs that test foods.

FDA: No ‘actionable information’ in recent E. coli outbreak

A recent E. coli outbreak “likely associated with romaine lettuce” has come to light, with the Food and Drug Administration announcing there was no actionable information to alert consumers.

Sprout grower Fullei Fresh completes Primus audit

Miami sprout grower Fullei Fresh has completed the Primus GFS audit.