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Mexican papaya importer highlights food safety at Fresh Summit

Mexican papaya grower-shipper Super Starr International, Colima, is promoting its food safety programs and track record.

Strive for perfection, settle for excellence

We all know there is no food safety “kill step” for fresh produce consumed in a raw state. 

Center for Produce Safety looks for big year in 2020

The Center for Produce Safety will embark on another campaign in the next year to raise funds for the group’s food safety research efforts.

Five buyers form Leafy Greens Safety Coalition

Walmart, Kroger, Costco, Wegmans and Yum! Brands have formed the Leafy Greens Safety Coalition to encourage efforts on improving prevention and traceability.

Clear Labs certified for listeria testing

Clear Labs has announced that its flagship product, Clear Safety, has received Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (AOAC) Performance Tested Methods certification.

FDA updates Food Defense Plan Builder

The Food and Drug Administration has released an updated version of the Food Defense Plan Builder.

Onions 52 joins PMA Gold Circle Campaign

Onions 52 has joined the Produce Marketing Association’s Gold Circle Campaign for Food Safety to emphasize a commitment to food safety.

BrightFarms adds blockchain tech through IBM Food Trust Network

Indoor grower BrightFarms, Irvington, N.Y., is using blockchain technology to trace its products.

Clear Labs’ platform receives listeria testing certification

Clear Labs' Clear Safety platform has received Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (AOAC) Performance Tested Methods certification for genus listeria and Listeria monocytogenes testing. 

Romaine Task force calls for action, further study of outbreak causes

The final report from the Romaine Task Force, convened in the wake of several outbreaks traced to the lettuce, is far from the final say in the matter, with some recommendations for action as soon as December.