A beacon of good practice, the Mexican papaya industry took criticism on the chin and faced its shortcomings with honesty and transparency. The result is a robust well-informed system that aims to provide safe fruits to millions of consumers. Emily Griep advises fellow industry sectors to take note.
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A new study by NSF International discovers the challenges that are impacting food safety standards, as one in 10 franchise managers and employees believe food safety has been at risk on their site recently.
John Holah, Principle Corporate Scientist at Kersia, reflects on the impact that the Covid pandemic has had on cleaning and hygiene practices in the food industry and considers the potential future benefits.
With COVID-19 turning the food industry upside down overnight, EIT Food's latest report suggests some changes may be here to stay.
The FDA has revised its Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook to help prevent spread of bacteria and viruses and promote good cleanliness among workers.
This action by the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois represents the first instance of permanent injunction against a firm or grower for violating public safety standards as mandated by the Produce Safety Rule enacted under the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011.
A University of Georgia study has presented a new method to make crops - specifically tomatoes - safer to eat by applying sanitisers to produce preharvest.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland's Chief Executive says now is the time to check for pests and carry out a deep clean, following two Closure Orders in June.