Violation of lockout/tagout (LO/TO) rules was the most frequently cited infraction of an OSHA standard during 2012‒2013 in the food industry with penalties totaling more than $894,000.
China’ s Food and Drug Administration has revealed that it is working on a food-safety liability insurance programme in high-risk industries, such as those involving dairy and meat products.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline has introduced metal detectors designed to eradicate metal contaminants from a range of food products.
Fresh From Texas has been cited for exposing workers to damaging noise levels, chemical and possible amputation hazards.
The vertical DynaClean Z conveyor is geared toward food operations needing to move product over significant heights.
Legislation to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food and beverage containers could ‘push America backward in public health’, according to the North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA).
By eliminating water from the cleaning process, the company's dry-ice blasting technology avoids downtime and reduces the risk of harmful bacterial growth.
A Kellogg’s employee has died after taking a fall at one of the cereal and snack maker’s production facilities.
Dr Alejandro Mazzotta - the microbiologist heading up food safety at Chobani - says he is disappointed by the publication of a “highly irresponsible” paper in the peer-reviewed journal mBio alleging...
Beverage producer Juice Tyme has received Food Safety System Certification 22000 from benchmarking group the Global Food Safety Initiative.
Niagara Bottling, a bottled water producer, is incorporating quality management software to increase the safety at its plant.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) is issuing recommendations for the Mid-Atlantic states potentially affected by Tropical Storm Arthur.
Midwest Foods, a large US food distributor, has installed a video surveillance system to ensure the safety of its products and workers.
Flowers Foods has issued a voluntary recall across a range of its bakery products sold in four US states due to unlabeled milk content.
Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. has been fined for failing to correct previously identified serious safety violations found at a kosher poultry processing facility.
Bürkert will monitor and control PH, chlorine, conductivity, oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and turbidity in water processing with its Online Analysis System to be launched in September.
For traceability to work, food industry stakeholders must create and share a common language on safety and sourcing, according to one industry expert.
Nestlé USA is recalling 10,000 packages of Häagen-Dazs ice cream due to mismatched packaging which does not identify peanuts.
California Cereal Products has been cited for nine serious safety and health violations and hit with a $40,600 penalty.
The satirical specialists at The Onion might make food recall jokes at the expense of the FDA, but the safety of the US food supply is seriously better than ever.
A bill introduced by two US Congresswomen aims to give the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) clear authority to keep pathogens out of the meat and poultry supply chain.
Inconsistencies in food packaging date labeling leads to unnecessary waste, according to one former Trader Joe’s leader.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has created special teams to oversee the performance of the country’s food safety system.
One food safety expert says federal US food safety agencies have made a few missteps down the road to a safer food supply, but many of their achievements deserve applause.
The global standards organization is stressing the importance of improved traceability in the food supply chain worldwide, to keep consumers safe and regulators happy.