The study focused on developing and testing a computer model that has the potential to pinpoint locations in a food manufacturing facility where Lm might be found.
January 24, 2019
New research funded in part by the Frozen Food Foundation, a non-profit arm of American Frozen Food Institute, Arlington, Va., reveals a possible solution for controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in food manufacturing facilities.
Partners of the PFSE are thought leaders, collaborators, amplifiers and sustaining supporters of raising awareness of safe food handling practices.
December 13, 2018
Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA), Marietta, Ga., announced plans to join forces with the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE), Arlington, Va., to help educate consumers on the steps they can take while handling food to reduce the risk of a foodborne illness.
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.
This study shows that big data and analytics can help identify potential sources of contamination.
August 12, 2016
Scientists at IBM Research – Almaden, San Jose, Calif., discovered that analyzing retail-scanner data from grocery stores against maps of confirmed cases of foodborne illness can speed early investigations.
Food label guides or initiatives like the removal of sell-by dates could help reduce food label confusion and alleviate the perceived tradeoff between food waste and foodborne illness.
July 22, 2016
Nearly 70% of respondents agree that throwing away food after the package date has passed reduces the odds of foodborne illness, according to a study produced by SQL Server Reporting Services, a server-based report generating software system from Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash.
DuPont Nutrition & Health, Wilmington, Del., launched its Detect + Protect solutions service, an integrated food protection program that combines the knowledge of a global team of experts in food microbiology, microbial detection and food protection with proprietary analytical processes to give food manufacturers customized solutions.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Washington, D.C., announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat.
As pest problems have been traced to some recent food contamination cases and with the implementation of the Food Safety and Modernization Act, it is more important than ever that facilities pay increased attention to the role of pest management in their overall operations programs.
The nation's food safety grades are out and the results are mixed. In fact, foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States, according to annual report card produced by The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta.
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.