Food safety

FDA awards Pennsylvania $6.3 million FSMA grant

By |September 27th, 2016|

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced  that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture  received a $6.3 million grant from the Food

Arctic Fuji non-browning GMO apple gains USDA approval

By |September 26th, 2016|

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The USDA has approved for public consumption a third genetically-modified (GMO) apple by Okanagan Speciality Fruits, the Arctic Fuji.

From the company’s

United Fresh announces training program

By |September 8th, 2016|

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United Fresh is offering a Preventive Controls for Human Food Qualified Individual training program at three sites in October and

Lessons learned from Listeria contamination of caramel apples

By |September 8th, 2016|

Aftermath of an outbreak

Food safety sets tone at 2016 U.S. Apple meeting

By |August 25th, 2016|

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Illnesses caused by foodborne pathogens are becoming much easier to track and investigate, and new science — whole genome sequencing

Woods: Getting ready for FSMA

By |August 11th, 2016|

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Even as retailers continue to up the ante by adding more restrictive food safety requirements for produce suppliers, tree fruit

Tracking pathogens

By |July 26th, 2016|

Whole genome sequencing tracks pathogens, perhaps to your door.

What is whole genome sequencing?

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Over the past year or so, whole genome sequencing has gotten a lot of attention as a means of pinpointing

Protect your customers, protect your orchard

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Listeria is a true environmental bacterium, not requiring an animal host, and occurs naturally in water, soil and leaf litter,

Dininny: How FSMA impacts you

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Food safety.

Perhaps no two words have frustrated U.S. fruit growers more — growers who believe their products are already safe

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