Oppy’s Doug Grant on creating food safety culture

- General News
For his latest column on behalf of the Center for Produce Safety, Doug Grant, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Oppy, writes about the importance of creating a food safety culture in a produce company.

FDA promises ‘new era of smarter food safety’

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The Food and Drug Administration plans to develop a “Blueprint for a new era of smarter …

Food safety session outlines grim realities – more outbreaks, recalls, and seemingly indestructible pathogens

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SAN ANTONIO —If you want to avoid a food safety disaster, forget the idea of “business as usual.” Martin Wiedmann of Cornell University and Dave Corsi of Wegmans Markets represented the Center for Produce Safety in a gut check session for the industry.

Food safety is on everyone’s mind in Salinas

- Produce Blueprints

Food safety, two simple with words with a powerful punch. Last fall’s E. coli contamination in …

FDA updates Salmonella outbreak investigation, adds nearly 1,500 retail locations

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In an effort to identify the source of the Salmonella Carrau   tied to fresh-cut melon from Indianapolis-based Caito Foods, the Food and Drug Administration has released a detailed list of retail locations where the watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew could have been sold.

Listeria prompts pea shoot recall

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Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. is recalling GPM brand Pea Shoots from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Updated website provides tools for countering food safety fears

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The redesign of the Alliance for Food and Farming’s safefruitsandveggies.com gives consumers — and more importantly, …

Leafy greens marketing agreement adopts new, more stringent food safety practices

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Today California leafy greens producers voted to strengthen mandatory food safety practices required on farms. The action is designed to protect consumers and prevent future foodborne illness outbreaks.

Caito Foods recalls fresh-cut melon packs in Salmonella outbreak

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Caito Foods LLC, Indianapolis, IN, has recalled fresh-cut melon products because of potential Salmonella contamination. The FDA, CDC, and state and local authorities are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illnesses linked to the products.

Canadian importers adjust to new food safety laws

- Produce Blueprints

More stringent food safety protocols are incurring more cost as well, as both Canada and the …