Board chair Joe Pezzini of Taylor Farms hailed three new directors and seven returning ones, and bade farewell to three long-time directors.
Produce safety research doesn’t have to be complicated. Center for Produce Safety’s 2023 Research Symposium will focus on making its research learnings relatable to industry when the event convenes June 20-21 in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood.
Several researchers have examined the fate of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 bacteria on romaine lettuce in the field and during post-harvest washing at processors.
This year, the Center for Produce Safety is participating in Giving Tuesday.
Almost two dozen organizations from across the fresh produce supply chain have contributed from $100,000 up to $250,000 so far to Center for Produce Safety’s latest campaign to fund fresh produce food-safety research, CPS reports.
Joe Pezzini is setting a personal tone for his tenure as the new chair of Center for Produce Safety’s (CPS) Board of Directors.
Value-added salad leader Fresh Express has contributed $500,000 to Center for Produce Safety’s current capital campaign to fund fresh produce food-safety research.
Mohit Verma, Ph.D., with Purdue University, is leading efforts to develop a low-cost portable paper-based tool that can produce results of potential mammalian fecal contamination in about an hour.
Nitin Nitin, Ph.D., with the University of California, Davis, doesn’t want to reinvent the wheel when it comes to ways to minimize potential pathogen cross-contamination with produce.
The California citrus industry is answering the call to strengthen fresh produce food-safety research.