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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.

FDA releases Arizona romaine sampling results

A Food and Drug Administration program that tested numerous romaine samples from Yuma, Ariz., found just one E. coli sample, which was non-pathogenic.

Church Brothers releases 3 new foodservice items at PMA

Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., is introducing Sweet Baby Broccoli, Tuscan Baby Romaine and Sandwich Ready Leaves at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo.

Eat Smart Vineyard Collection salads feature exclusive dressings

Curation Foods has added a new salad line, Vineyard Collection, to its Eat Smart brand.

Zest Labs finds shelf life varies significantly at retail

Retail research conducted this year by San Jose, Calif.-based Zest Labs finds big variability in the shelf life of strawberries, romaine lettuce and packaged salads.

Food safety workshops bring livestock, produce industries together

Two workshops will bring members of the fresh produce and livestock industries together to start a dialogue that could be beneficial in preventing foodborne illness outbreaks.

CPS OKS $1 million for ag water research following outbreaks

The Center for Produce Safety is offering up to $1 million in regional grants for researchers to study when and where ag water treatments are appropriate, and what options are available to growers.

A restaurant experience at home with Taylor Farms salad kits

Taylor Farms has four new chopped salads kits — Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch.

Produce safety symposium features look at romaine outbreak

The Center for Produce Safety’s 2019 Research Symposium is focusing on the biggest food safety issue the industry has faced in the past year with a two-part session, “Perspectives on the 2018 Romaine Outbreaks.”

Going the extra mile with food safety

SAN ANTONIO — Martin Wiedmann, a food safety professor at Cornell University, delivered a stern message to the industry in a recent tradeshow address: Your food safety efforts may very well be insufficient.