TAMPA, FL — Hand sanitizers have surrounded me from elementary school field trips to competitive sporting tournaments in high school and college. Running water wasn’t always available before snack time, or for handling mouth guards between games. There are many questions I had about antimicrobial hand sanitizers, but had no clue where to start.

Scanning…

TAMPA, FL — Before beginning three days of seminars, panel discussions, scientific research presentations and high-level collaboration on how to make food safer, members of the International Association for Food Protection paused Sunday evening to remember and honor one of the best of their ranks.

Accepting the Stop Foodborne Illness annual…

TAMPA, FL — The International Association for Food Protection will present awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals during its annual meeting and conference this week at the Tampa Convention Center.

With more than 4,000 members worldwide, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is committed to its trademarked slogan:…

The annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection begins its four-day run today in Tampa. With 4,000 members and 54 affiliates around the globe, IAFP’s yearly meeting is a marquee event for world food safety.

This evening’s keynote address — The Ivan Parkin Lecture — is scheduled for 7 p.m., with USDA scientist…

Professionals in the food safety auditing arena are exercising practical application of the old adage if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem with the launch of a credentialing program.

The course work and independent exam have been in the work for six years and will debut at the 2017 Food

Few things are certain in farming and no amount of planning can prevent or undo the damage of an untimely hail storm or hard freeze.

But there’s one thing one thing produce growers and packers already know about the 2018 season. They know whether they are among the 35,000 operations that must comply with new…

The largest Food Safety Summit in the event’s history was the 18th annual summit in 2016, but attendee registrations and show floor booth reservations are on track for year 19 to set new records.

Food Safety Summit 2017 previewScheduled for May 8-11 at the Stephens Convention Center near O’Hare International Airport in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, IL, the…

Police investigating a possible food tampering incident at a salsa bar in South Lake Tahoe, CA, have arrested a local man on a felony charge related to a similar incident last week in a different place.

Harry Dally, 43, was taken into custody Tuesday night and charged with suspicion of food contamination that could be…

STOP_LogoTagline_RGB-borderSTOP Foodborne Illness, the Chicago-based national advocacy and education organization, will honor three Food Safety Heroes at a fundraising event being held Dec. 6 from 7-9 p.m.

The awards will be given during the Food Safety Consortium at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 Thoreau Drive N., Schaumburg, IL. The benefit is open to the…