Food Safety

‘Recall Ready’ workshops for Washington growers to be held in May

Washington growers will have two opportunities to be better prepared for the possibility of potato recalls. “The United Fresh Recall Ready Worksh... more »

Pair of federal agencies reach accord on food policy oversight

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb,  reached a formal agreement Jan. 30 aimed at making the oversight of foo... more »

BioSafe Systems introduces broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide

SaniDate 15.0 from BioSafe Systems has received a label enhancement for the treatment of process water used in the packing of raw commodities, such as... more »

FDA offers free training for Sanitary Transportation Rule

The FDA has announced a set of free online training tools for ground-based food transporters. These new training modules are intended to help carrier... more »

New FDA steps enhance FSMA collaboration with states

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has outlined a number of immediate next steps in a comprehensive approach to ensuring successful implementation... more »

Produce Safety Rule compliance guide issued for small businesses

The FDA has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG),  to help small businesses comply with the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the Food Safety ... more »

FDA launches food safety plan builder

FDA is releasing a new software tool to help owners and operators of food facilities create a food safety plan specific to their facilities. The plann... more »

FSNS food safety training schedule set for fall

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) announced its fall 2017 course schedule for food safety training. FSNS offers certified training programs that assist ... more »

USDA funds $4.6 million for nanotechnology research work

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded 13 grants totaling $4.6 million for research on the next generation of agricult... more »

Idaho to co-sponsor USDA outreach audit training

The USDA in conjunction with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the Idaho Grower Shippers Association (I... more »


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