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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.

Web seminar looks at Romaine Task Force recommendations

The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association are presenting a web seminar on the findings of the Romaine Task Force.

FDA’s New Era of Food Safety meeting, webcast, reach capacity

A meeting designed to shed light on the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative is so popular that no spots are available, and the webcast of the meeting has also hit the maximum number allowed.

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.

Fresh Express gets ‘Twisted’ with new chopped Caesar kits

Fresh Express has a new take on its chopped salad line that focuses on trending flavors, including a trio of “Twisted” Caesar salads.

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.

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.