LGMA: Process Underway to Further Strengthen Food Safety Requirements for Leafy Greens

Although leafy greens farmers are facing new challenges created by the Coronavirus pandemic, efforts to strengthen required food safety practices are still moving forward with numerous actions taking place this month.

Training by SmartWash Solutions Helps with Food Safety and FSMA Compliance

February 26, 2020 SmartWash Solutions

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) identifies water as one of the largest contributors to foodborne illness outbreaks. SmartWash Solutions®, founded two years before the FSMA became law in 2011, was created to mitigate bacterial cross-contamination in fresh-cut produce wash water environments.

Amazon, Nestle, Walmart and More Share Food Safety Best Practices in GFSI Case Study Booklet

February 21, 2020 Global Food Safety Initiative

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is excited to announce its new and improved Case Study Booklet, released just ahead of the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Michigan-based Food Manufacturer Agrees to Stop Production After Repeated Food Safety Violations

January 16, 2020 FDA

U.S. District Judge Sean F. Cox entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the U.S. and Home Style Foods, Inc., and the company’s owner, Michael J. Kowalski, and quality manager, Juan Valesquez. Home Style Foods, Inc., a Michigan-based food manufacturer, has agreed to discontinue selling food products until the company complies with federal regulations and other requirements.

Retail Cleaning and Sanitation Programs Foster Food Safety Culture

Grocery shoppers deserve a safe shopping experience. In fact, the FMI U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2019 reports 74% of customers expect a store to be clean and neat, an 11% increase from the 2018 report. Plus, 93% of shoppers trust their grocery store to ensure that the food they purchase is safe.