Some American households experience food insecurity at times during the year.
September 22, 2016
This report, “Household Food Security in the United States in 2015,” presents statistics from the survey covering households’ food security, food expenditures and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2015.
Texas Tech will receive $700,000 to monitor beef, pork and poultry products for pathogens and antibiotic resistance.
September 21, 2016
Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE), Lubbock, Texas, was selected as a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.
greenfence is said to be the first digital platform economy to empower a fully transparent farm-to-fork eco-system for the global food and beverage industry.
September 14, 2016
GLOBALG.A.P., Palo Alto, Calif., adopted greenfence’s platform technology to directly connect GLOBALG.A.P.'s global standards and certification services at all levels of supply and demand value chains.
Food waste is so problematic that it initiated a statement from agriculture secretary Tom Vilasick and EPA deputy administrator Stan Meiburg in 2015 to announce the nation’s first-ever national food loss and waste goal, calling for a 50% reduction by 2030 as an initiative for governments, charitable/faith-based organizations and the private sector.
Food facilities have been required to register with FDA since 2003.
September 13, 2016
Under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), food facilities that manufacture, process, pack or store food for distribution in the United States are required to renew their FDA registrations between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants. Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.
The Institute of Food Technologists is hosting an exclusive press event featuring the launch of the new Global Food Traceability Center, which was approved by IFT's Board of Directors at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo.
San Antonio, TX—June 6, 2016—Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) and Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) today announced the FSNS Food Safety Conference in Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, July 13. A tour and reception of the FSNS Amarillo Laboratory will follow after the conference along with a book signing by Dr. Temple Grandin.
Food safety begins at the point of manufacturing and continues throughout the supply chain. The rapid adoption of the Internet of Things, and the breadth of technologies available, place the food industry in a prime position to benefit from improved traceability and real-time data to ensure product integrity and food safety. This webinar, “Leveraging Technology for Food Safety,” sponsored by Avery Dennison explores the potential of technology – the benefits, ease-of-use and opportunity – to advance quality control, gain efficiencies and improve food safety. Read More