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iTradeNetwork plans to offer free services in traceability pilot

iTradeNetwork has plans to offer 2,000 perishable food and beverage companies free use of its iTracefresh traceability suite, in what it calls an important leap to industry-wide traceability.

FDA releases Food Safety Dashboard for FSMA data

The Food and Drug Administration has released a Food Safety Dashboard to help track Food Safety and Modernization Act rules and measure their progress.

Free listeria web seminars available to industry

Two free web seminars on listeria are being presented by universities that have received grants from the Center for Produce Safety.

Cyclospora outbreak from Mexican basil over

An outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses linked to fresh basil appears to be over, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Romaine Task Force: Final report and recommendations

After the crisis of last November’s outbreak related to romaine lettuce, our associations moved quickly to bring together a diverse, progressive group of stakeholders to help tackle the myriad of complex issues.

United Fresh has year-long food safety program

The United Fresh Produce Association has developed the Produce Safety Immersion Program, a year-long program designed to help professionals newer to the industry.

Kegel’s Produce earns food safety certification

Kegel’s Produce, Lancaster, Pa., has received the Safe Quality Food certification from SAI Global.

FDA, industry to study pathogens in Yuma growing region

The Food and Drug Administration has formed a partnership with the Yuma, Ariz., leafy greens industry and other groups in a multi-year study to determine how crops in the area are getting contaminated with pathogens.

FDA official promises new era of food safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Teasing the details of a new era of smarter food safety, Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner Frank Yiannas spoke Sept. 18 at the United Fresh Washington Conference.

FDA sets meeting on New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The Food and Drug Administration will have a public meeting to discuss its New Era of Smarter Food Safety.