The Global Food Traceability Center launched in July by the Institute of Food Technologists, is working to address the growing concern for both businesses and consumers to know where their food is coming from. The increasing complexity of the world’s food system can make it difficult to trace products back to their source.
An interactive two-an-a half day workshop with a focus on Microbial Produce Safety Systems from Preharvest to Postharvest, is being offered November 5-7, 2013, at UC Davis Conference Center. Read complete workshop description and download workshop brochure…
Acclaimed plant biologist Roger Beachy has been named founding director of the new World Food Center at the University of California. Beachy is charged with linking transformative research with partnerships to address challenges and opportunities at the intersection of food, agriculture and health.
Food produced for domestic pets and other animals will have to follow strict new standards under a proposed rule issued by the Food and Drug Administration.
The Pew Charitable Trusts reports record-high numbers of antibiotics sold for use in meat and poultry. Could the practice of treating healthy animals with the same antibiotics used to treat sick people be contributing to the emergence of drug-resistant superbugs?
According to a report released by the CDC the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant infections is increasing in the United States. More than two million people in the U.S. get drug-resistant infections annually and about 23,000 die from these diseases that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
Sysco Corporation is now under investigation by the USDA’s Office of Investigation, Enforcement and Audit, according to spokesman Richard McIntire.
The USDA would not specify when the department began looking into the food distributor…
Food Safety News spoke with veterinarian, Dr. Michele Jay-Russell, at the 2013 conference for the International Association of Food Protection.
View this informative PBS documentary on food safety and food sensory research being conducted at UC Davis.