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ConAgra Settlement: A New Era of Company Liability?

ConAgra Grocery Products has agreed to pay a $11.2 million fine and plead guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge stemming from a 2006-2007 Salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 700. More

New Report Details How Consumers Select Seafood report analyzes the decision-making process that goes into how American consumers choose what to buy for dinner, through their grocery shopping experiences to the seafood they ultimately put on their dinner plates. More

Proper Transport of Foods Particularly Important in Summer

Proper transport of processed foods and raw commodities is particularly important during the summer months. This is because, as stated by the pest management company McCloud Services, pest infestations are more likely to increase during these times, which can impact food quality and consumer health. More

QA Advisory Board Member Bruce Ferree Honored for Distinguished Service

California Natural Products Compliance Manager Bruce Ferree, CFS, has received the 2015 Calvert Willey Award for his outstanding, enthusiastic, and unique volunteer leadership to IFT for more than three decades. More


ConAgra May Face Criminal Charges in 2007 Peanut Butter Recall

ConAgra Foods is likely to face a criminal charge now that the U.S. government has completed its investigation of the company's 2007 peanut butter recall. More

AIBI-CS Achieves IFS Accreditation and BRC Five-Star Rating

AIB International Certification Services (AIBI-CS) received ANSI accreditation to offer IFS audits and earned BRC’s esteemed five-star rating. More

Marathon Data Systems to Host Pestpac Educational Roadshow

The roadshow will make several U.S. stops, including Phoenix, Dallas and Atlanta. More

White House Releases Pollinator Action Plan

The Strategy, released last week, and its accompanying science-based Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses and improve pollinator health. These actions will be supported by coordination of existing Federal research efforts and accompanied by a request to Congress for additional resources to respond to the pollinator losses that are being experienced. More

Cockroach Allergens May Increase Glaucoma Risk, Researchers Report

Allergens from cats and cockroaches may have biochemical or physical properties that trigger antibodies targeting the optic nerve, according to a new sturdy. More

Nuvan Fogger Line Introduced for Commercial Applications

Nuvan Fog 5%, Nuvan Fog 4EC and Nuvan Fog 2EC are targeted for use in commercial applications. More

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