2017 Food Safety Summit

FSS 2017 NSF award winners
The 2017 NSF Food Safety Leadership Achievement Awards were presented to, from left, Jack Guzewick, trainer/consultant; Lee-Ann Jaykus, researcher at North Carolina State University; and David Theno of Gray Dog Partners.

ANN ARBOR, MI – NSF International, a global public health and safety organization that provides food safety and quality assurance…

If the mood at one of the final sessions of last week’s Food Safety Summit near Chicago said anything, it said federal menu labeling might be “A Bridge Too Far.”

Panelists acknowledged they thought about canceling the session after the Food and Drug Administration opted to again delay enforcement of the regulations, this time for…

CHICAGO — America’s top cops in food safety gathered for a “Town Hall” Thursday morning at the 2017 Food Safety Summit. They let the attendees know that if they were worried about the transition in government, they can forget about it.

From the states’ perspective, the Association of Food and Drug Officials’ Joseph Corby spoke…

CHICAGO — A Rutgers University professor Thursday poured some cold water on those trendy ready-to-cook dinner packages being delivered to homes across America, especially those with meat included.

Speaking on the final day of  the 2017 Food Safety Summit in a session on “Home Delivery,” the professor of human ecology presented results of a Rutgers-Tennessee…

CHICAGO — On a keynote panel mostly about the angst being felt around food safety, Costco’s Craig Wilson was the calmest guy in the house. And why not?

When Wilson, Costco Wholesale Corporation’s vice president for food safety, asked those in the 1,000-seat theater if any of them had Costco cards, half to two-thirds raised…

CHICAGO — There is a war on against deadly Listeria, and the facts on the ground are changing in some dramatic ways. Ten generals in that war took to the stage here Tuesday at 2017 Food Safety Summit for reports on what they called “The Latest in Listeria Control.”

Few Americans paid much attention to…

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…