The study, conducted within CARVE's public-private partnership, shows that using frozen foods might reduce consumers’ food waste.
August 4, 2017
Consumers create less waste from frozen vegetables, potato products and berry fruit than from fresh or alternatives in cans or jars, according to a study by Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands.
The poll findings illustrate that the current range of variations of date labels such as “best by,” “use by,” “sell by,” and “use or freeze by” is problematic for consumers to decipher what each of these different labels mean.
July 25, 2017
A new poll shows that nearly 60% of Americans have had a discussion within their household about the meaning of date labels on their food.
A variety of pre-harvest interventions can significantly reduce the risk that bacteria harmful to humans will infect food animals.
July 24, 2017
Wider use of evidence-based food safety interventions on farms and feedlots would significantly reduce the risk of people getting sick from contaminated meat and poultry, according to a report released The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia.
The first project will test online marketplaces and mobile apps.
July 20, 2017
Researchers from W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Ariz., will explore solutions to food waste through two unique research projects funded by the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.
This study study calculated the cost of water pollution, pesticide exposure, greenhouse gas emissions and soil erosion for several types of produce.
June 13, 2017
Organic fruit specialist Eosta, The Netherlands, accounting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young), New York, and other partners revealed the first results of a groundbreaking pilot program that demonstrates how organic fruit production has a positive economic impact on agriculture, the environment and consumer health.
The report provides extensive information about Smithfield’s leading food safety and quality initiatives and certifications.
May 16, 2017
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., published the third installment of its 2016 Sustainability Report, providing in-depth information about its continued commitment to produce safe, high-quality products.
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
Earlier this year, NSF International conducted a nationwide survey to understand food and beverage leaders' viewpoints on current issues related to food fraud and safety issues, social media, customer needs and innovation.