24 febrero, 2020

FDA, USDA, EPA Join Efforts to Streamline Agricultural Biotech Informat

The FDA, the USDA, and the Environmental Protection Agency have launched a unified website for biotechnology regulation. The website streamlines information about the three regulatory agencies charged […]
24 febrero, 2020

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Preparing a FSMA-Compliant Food Safety Plan

Since the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) went into effect in 2011, U.S. companies have had to take their food safety practices to a new […]
24 febrero, 2020

Food in the 21st Century: Challenges in the Food System

As part of our Food in the 21st Century series, we explored in our last article the importance of growing leaders to feed the future. These future leaders […]
21 febrero, 2020

Basf is looking for Mexican entrepreneurs to develop farming solutions

The German chemical company selected 15 startups as part of its AgroStart program, in order to develop applications that help the productivity of the field. Constant […]
14 octubre, 2019

Know more about the Eleven Rivers Certification Squeme: Contact/ No Contact surfaces

Axis III. Storage, Packaging and Transportation System 3.1. Facilities 3.1.6. Contact/ No Contact surfaces Contact surfaces (packaging lines, tables, benches) must be designed and built to […]
22 agosto, 2019

Genetic Sequencing Sheds Light on Overlooked Pathogen

Illness from the bacteria Bacillus cereus can mimic the stomach flu, which is why it may not get as much research attention as pathogens such as Listeria and Salmonella, which are […]
18 julio, 2019

The 40 most nutritious fruits and vegetables around

TheStacker.com published a comprehensive list of the 40 most nutritious fruits and vegetables available, ranked by nutritional fitness scores. This gallery incorporates data from a 2015 study […]
21 junio, 2019

Anatomy of a food recall: The background and the bottom line

It seems we hear about food recalls more frequently. To understand what is happening let’s look at food recalls in terms of responsible government agencies, causes, […]
21 junio, 2019

Are Nanotechnology and Food a Recipe for Success?

Nanotechnology is a hot topic now that our technology level has caught up with the dreams of scientists and science fiction writers past. Nanotechnology, or more specifically […]
27 marzo, 2019

FSMA Final Rule for Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rule is aimed at preventing intentional adulteration from acts intended to cause wide-scale harm to public health, including […]