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Dole gives $750K to Center for Produce Safety

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Dole Food Company Vice President Food Safety and Quality Natalie Dyenson is frank about the two-sided coin that motivated her company to contribute $750,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s new capital fundraising campaign: much is at stake, and much can also be gained.

Million-dollar CPS donors: Produce safety is a ‘top-level threat’

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Two of the fresh produce industry’s leading organizations are each donating $1 million to Center for Produce Safety, to continue that group’s work to fund science, find solutions and fuel change in fresh produce food safety.

Industry leaders call to expand produce safety research

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Calling out the need to expand research to answer produce-specific food safety questions, the Center for Produce Safety has launched a new capital fundraising campaign to finance the center’s research program for the next five years.

Center for Produce Safety funds 14 new research projects

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The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) ­has funded 14 new research projects, valued at just over $3.3 million, to help answer industry's most urgent produce food safety questions.

CPS studies show success fighting bacteria growth

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The attack on Listeria continues at the Center for Produce Safety’s virtual Research Symposium.

CPS research targets Listeria

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The produce industry’s scientific community has targeted Listeria for more study, since that pathogen has targeted the produce industry so directly the past few years.

VIDEO: Allocating food safety resources

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Paying attention to good food safety research helps produce companies get the highest return on their …

Video: Applying food safety knowledge in the packinghouse

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Matt Miles, facilities manager for Allan Bros. Inc., Naches, WA, says once you accept that listeria could be anywhere in a packinghouse, you can work to systematically eliminate it.

Center for Produce Safety funds water treatment research

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he Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has funded its first-ever research project to study the effectiveness of various agricultural water treatments, awarding $200,000 to a team led by University of Arizona's Channah Rock, Ph.D.

Center for Produce Safety project seeks new pathogen mitigation strategies

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Most recent research into the use of compost and manure on produce farms focuses on increased food safety risks from the potential contributions to foodborne pathogens.