We R Food Safety!, the only provider of food safety software supported by a full-time, top-tier industry consulting staff, invites attendees at the 2021 AAMP Convention in Oklahoma City to visit Booth #225 to see our new look and learn about the newest software offerings from the Trusted Advisors to the Industry.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, consumer dining habits dramatically changed – possibly for the long-term. A special report by food industry firm HUNTER says 51% of Americans continue to cook more, and 71% of those who have been cooking at home intend to continue the habit to save money, eat healthier, and feel better.
Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria. The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico.
Markon welcomes Kate Burr as its new Food Safety Director. In her new role, Burr will use her proficiency of field and processing practices, product recall expertise, and sustainability knowledge to enhance Markon’s food safety initiatives. She will be responsible for compliance with Markon’s 5-Star Food Safety Program standards throughout Markon’s supply chain; ensure all Markon First Crop, Ready-Set-Serve, and Markon Essentials products meet or exceed its stringent food safety standards; and serve as the voice of Markon for all food safety-related matters. She will also deliver relevant industry information to members, alert customers about food safety concerns, and conduct ongoing research in the field.
Tim York was named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) during a recent Board of Directors meeting. York will replace Scott Horsfall who is retiring in early 2021.
Since its launch last year, manufacturers across 20 countries worldwide, who have implemented Mettler Toledo’s GC (Global Conveyor) Series of integrated conveyorized metal detection systems are reporting significant productivity and uptime benefits.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection, the global market leader in product inspection technology, will participate in the virtual Food Safety Summit 2020, October 19 to 22, 2020. The virtual Mettler-Toledo booth will include access to the company’s website as well as to product literature, white papers and videos of the various inspection systems at work. It will also have the capability to chat with Mettler-Toledo product inspection specialists about the capabilities of the individual systems and the unique needs of attendees’ company operations.
(Editor's Note: This bereavement notice was written by PSSI President & CEO, Dan Taft on August 17, 2020.) It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our beloved colleague Amy Lowe, Executive Vice President for PSSI. She and her husband, Scott, were involved in a tragic plane crash near Osage Beach, Missouri.
Brands include José Olé, Great Value and Casa Mamita; green chiles were processed by Sun Valley Foods, LLC.
August 3, 2020
The problem was discovered by Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. when they identified pieces of hard plastic in their production process and in a barrel of diced green chiles that was received from their ingredients supplier, Sun Valley Foods. Sun Valley Foods initiated a recall of the green chiles with the FDA. As more FDA information becomes available, FSIS will update this public health alert.