CDC issues Mexican papaya advisory, requests halt of all sales

- General News
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory to consumers not to eat whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico because of salmonella contamination.

Western Growers launches food safety risk management program

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PRESS RELEASE IRVINE, CA (June 27, 2019) – During a Forbes AgTech Summit session today moderated …

United Fresh releases updated food safety guidelines for the fresh tomato supply chain

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PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2019) – United Fresh Produce Association BB #:145458 is pleased …

The Produce Reporter Week in Review: June 21, 2019

- Produce with Pamela
Greg and Pamela discuss Uber's new freight plans, the Center for Produce Safety's Research Symposium and a hot market for California Avocados. Memes, cats, dogs and avocados -- what else could you ask for?

VIDEO: Wegmans’ Dave Corsi talks the value of getting involved with food safety research

- Produce with Pamela
Corsi explained the outreach the CPS Knowledge Transfer Task Force undertook to bring in more attendees, and why it’s so important for the broader produce industry to get involved.

Waking up and moving forward from 2018’s romaine nightmare

- General News
Putting the 2018 romaine crisis into perspective isn’t easy to stomach. The industry can’t move forward until it addresses key issues, panelists said.

CDC declares fresh-cut melon outbreak over

- General News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the fresh-cut melon salmonella outbreak linked to Caito Foods over.

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

- General News
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.