The intent behind this partnership is to strengthen the collaboration between the public and the private sectors on strategic food safety issues.
March 1, 2017
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service of Health, Food safety and Agro-Food Quality (SENASICA), the Mexican government agency responsible for the safety of fresh and minimally-processed food products, formed a partnership to provide continuous improvement in food safety management systems and ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide.
The new Hiperbaric 55 high-pressure food processor at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) in Geneva, N.Y., maintains the ability to retain fresh quality attributes in food while inactivating spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms.
February 13, 2017
With the installation of a new, commercial-scale, high-pressure processing (HPP) unit, Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ithaca, N.Y., is said to be the nation’s first commercial scale validation facility for a technology that kills foodborne pathogens and extends shelf life for fresh, ready-to-eat foods like juice, meats and more.
There is one area that’s an exception to the FSMA key requirements. That specific area covers exporters who ship food through the United States not intended to enter distribution within the United States.
The goal of the center is to work collaboratively to reduce food insecurity in Canada by 50% by 2030.
December 14, 2016
Canada-based Maple Leaf Foods announced a long-term commitment to advance sustainable food security through the launch of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security, a not-for-profit organization.
To remain compliant and protect brand integrity, food and beverage processors must be familiar with the key global regulatory bodies and their safety standards for food contact materials, which can vary from country to country.
Looking ahead to 2017, the retail grocery industry will keep a continued focus on the consumer and how they interact with technology to enhance sales, speed efficiencies and innovate for long-term success.