food chain traceability

A new research report from the food industry shows investigations of leafy greens foodborne illness outbreaks could be streamlined if produce was labeled with traceable codes, something food safety experts have been urging for decades.

For four months food industry researchers reviewed supply chain partners including growers, distributors and both
Continue Reading Industry researchers say traceability comes down to label codes

Likening a trip to the grocery store to shooting craps, a consumer watchdog group is reporting that data from the U.S. government shows food recalls are on an upward trend, which the advocates say could be reversed with common sense.

Overall, food recalls increased 10 percent from 2013 through 2018.
Continue Reading Non-profit consumer group calls for action; cites increase in food recalls

Federal officials in the United States are investigating the supply chain of frozen vegetables linked to a deadly, international Listeria outbreak. Nine people in Europe and one in Australia who were infected with the outbreak strain have died.

Food safety officials in Europe reported earlier this week that the implicated
Continue Reading U.S. officials watching international outbreak; no illnesses here