Thursday, September 03, 2015

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Celebrate Food Safety Month with Education

If you’re ever stumped for ideas for new and interesting food safety training ideas, now is the time to check out and gather resources you can use year ’round. More

NOP Creates Task Force to Study Hydroponics and Aquaponics

The National Organic Program has appointed 16 members to a task force to explore hydroponic and aquaponic production practices and their alignment with USDA organic regulations. More

FDA Building Network of Labs to Focus on Whole Genome Sequencing

Investigations into foodborne illness are being radically transformed by whole genome sequencing, which federal officials say is enabling them to identify the source of an outbreak far more quickly and prevent additional cases. More

Blue Bell Ice Cream Returns to Store Shelves in Select Cities

The company begins its recovery following a deadly listeria outbreak in April that nearly put it out of business. More

FSMA Preventive Controls Rules Submitted to Federal Register

The FDA has submitted the Food Safety Modernization Act final preventive controls rules for human and animal food to the Federal Register for publication, as required by the court. More

 

IFIC Research Highlights Changes in Consumer Perceptions of Food Safety Risks

The top food safety concern among Americans is no longer “foodborne illness,” having been overtaken by “chemicals in food,” according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2015 Food and Health Survey. More

Center for Global Food Security Seeks Applicants for U.S. Borlaug Fellows

The Purdue Center for Global Food Security, a research center leading efforts to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers to help solve world hunger, is seeking applications for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security. More

Detectapro Introduces Detectable Calculator

Detectapro has introduced a fully detectable plastic calculator. More

Food Safety Testing Market to be Worth $16.1 Billion by 2020

New research by MarketsandMarkets projects continued growth for this sector. More

Neogen Buys Lab M Holdings to Fortify Food Safety Business

Lab M Holdings is a provider of microbiological culture media and diagnostic systems. More

Frozen Corn Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Risk

Bonduelle USA Inc. of Brockport, N.Y., is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. More

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