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PCT Announces Commercial Pest Management Virtual Conference

Featuring a “Who’s Who” of speakers with decades of experience serving the commercial pest management segment, the April 29 virtual event is filled with information you need to know to expand your presence in this dynamic marketplace. Cost is only $99 and attendees will receive full access to all of the educational sessions and a complimentary copy of the highly-acclaimed PCT Guide to Commercial Pest Management, a $29.95 value! More

ASA, BASF Award Illinois Student with 2015 SOY Scholarship

Maria Kuhns, of Mason, Ill., won the 2015-16 Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship sponsored by the American Soybean Association (ASA) and BASF. More

Activists Threaten to Contaminate New Zealand Infant Formula over Pesticide Use

Suspected environmental activists have threatened to contaminate infant formula in New Zealand, the world's largest dairy exporter, in an attempt to halt the use of a pesticide, Reuters reports. More

FDA’s Survey of Milk Finds Few Drug Residues

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced results from its milk sampling survey, involving the testing of nearly 2,000 dairy farms for drug residues in milk. More

GAO Says Additional Actions Needed to Help FDA's Foreign Offices Ensure Safety of Imported Food

A new report, released Friday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to do more to ensure that its foreign offices are keeping food imported to the U.S. safe. More

 

Ericson Expands Perma-Kleen Anti-Microbial Product Offerings

The company announced the introduction of Perma-Kleen Anti-Microbial Plugs, Connectors, Cable, Cord Drops, and Cord Sets. More

Global ID Group Announces Food Quality Alliance

The alliance is a consortium of leaders in food safety and quality working together to provide a single source of over 40 essential testing, training and certification services. More

Climate Change is Impacting Food Safety, Researchers Say

Researchers at Wageningen University and Ghent University (Belgium) report that food production and food safety are impacted by climate change. More

NSF-GFTC Announces Upcoming Listeria Courses

‘Listeria Hazard and Control’ takes place March 26, while ‘Listeria Policy and Validation in Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Foods’ is set for March 27. More

Lacey Joins Exec Team of Snack It Forward's Sunkist Brand Snacks

James Lacey, founder and brand builder of Crunchies Natural Freeze Dried Snacks, has joined Snack It Forward to help drive forward the growth of the Sunkist Branded snacks group. More

International Paper Takes Extra Step to Safeguard Products

Company will implement IFS PACsecure food safety certification at corrugated plants that serve food customers. More

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