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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 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.

FDA approves company for 3rd-party certification program

The Food and Drug Administration has added Global Standards S.C. as an approved certifier for companies seeking Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.

FDA, state ag departments sign produce safety plan

The Food and Drug Administration has signed an agreement that will help state departments of agriculture as they take on roles in ensuring the Produce Safety Rule is implemented.

California seeks small grower information for FSMA compliance

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is alerting 8,000 growers designated as “small/very small” by the FSMA of their obligations to follow the law, and when those obligations start.

United Fresh to update harmonized GAP standard

The United Fresh Produce Association plans to update the Good Agricultural Practices Harmonized Standard, 10 years after its inception.

United Fresh training set for FSMA import rules

The United Fresh Produce Association is sponsoring a training session to educate produce importers on requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act.

DeLauro again pushes for single food safety agency

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, an outspoke critic of food industries in response to outbreaks, is again calling for a single federal food safety agency.

FSMA course in Colorado focuses on preventive control rule

Produce industry associations are sponsoring a three-day Food Safety Modernization Act training class in Delta, Colo.