Produce Marketing Association’s first chief science officer Bob Whitaker will retire January 2020 after more than a decade of service.
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A look at the food safety challenges of leafy greens and possible solutions for preventing fresh produce outbreaks.
Requested modifications to HOS and ELD regulations can be important to the safe and timely delivery of perishables.
Approach could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.
IBM and Golden State Foods partner to provide new transparency program for retailers, suppliers, growers, and food industry providers.
Experts say it’s difficult to designate a “safe” level for heavy metals in specific foods and beverages.
Researchers suggest more attention should be paid to manufacturing sausage products, pork barbecue, and head cheese.
Liquid nitrogen can cause damage to skin and internal organs if accidentally ingested due to extremely low temperatures it maintains.
New breeding techniques have the potential to enhance the shape, size, color, and health benefits of fruits and vegetables.
Researchers examine a simple way to minimize food contamination at industrial production facilities.