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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.