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PMA Seats New Board of Directors

PMA Seats New Board of Directors

October 14, 2016

The 2016-2017 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors took office on Oct. 13, during PMA’s 2016 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla. Read More

NSF Recognizes 2016 Food Safety Leadership Award Winners

NSF Recognizes 2016 Food Safety Leadership Award Winners

May 16, 2016

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization that provides food safety and quality assurance services across all food supply chain sectors, announced the winners of the 2016 NSF Food Safety Leadership Awards during the 2016 Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, Ill. Read More

PAACO's Simpson to Retire; Kaster Named Executive Director

PAACO's Simpson to Retire; Kaster Named Executive Director

May 16, 2016

Collette Kaster of Kearney, Mo., has been named new executive director of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization, Inc. (PAACO), the group’s board of directors announced. She will assume the position in April, replacing Mike Simpson, who is retiring after 11 years with the organization. Read More

Detwiler Receives 2016 Teaching Excellence Award

Detwiler Receives 2016 Teaching Excellence Award

May 16, 2016

On May 13, Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., presented the 2016 College of Professional Studied Teaching Excellence Award to two outstanding faculty members, one of whom is Darin Detwiler, long-time food safety and policy advocate/educator, and QA Magazine columnist. Read More

AIB Makes Board of Trustee Changes

April 25, 2016

John Riesch, president & CEO, Lesaffre Yeast Corporation and Red Star Yeast Company was elected chairman of AIB’s Board of Trustees at its annual spring meeting in Phoenix. Read More

Califf Closer to Being Appointed FDA Commissioner

Califf Closer to Being Appointed FDA Commissioner

January 15, 2016

A Senate committee voted unanimously to approve Dr. Robert M. Califf, a cardiologist and clinical trial expert from Duke University, as FDA commissioner. However, full Senate approval is unlikely to happen soon. Read More

PAACO Names New Officers

PAACO Names New Officers

January 5, 2016

Jennifer Walker was elected chairman of the board of directors of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) at the group’s annual meeting in Kansas City. Read More

Industry Legend Chef Paul Prudhomme Has Died

Industry Legend Chef Paul Prudhomme Has Died

October 9, 2015

Industry legend Chef Paul Prudhomme died Thursday, October 8, at the age of 75. Prudhomme is widely recognized for spreading the popularity of Cajun cooking through the foods, spices, and recipes of his K-Paul’s restaurant, Magic Seasoning Blends, numerous cookbooks, and television and personal appearances. Prudhomme died after a brief illness. Read More