StateFoodSafety has launched a free online training course to instruct charitable feeding and disaster relief volunteers in vital food safety principles. After a year of development, the 22-minute course has been released just in time to help train volunteers on how to safely serve food in the midst of the
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Lloyd’s Register Foundation has identified three areas of focus for its future efforts and investment.

A foresight review revealed a roadmap for food safety which focuses on funding and research for education and training, traceability and the ocean of food.

It follows months of research in which more than 100
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Opinion

Editor’s note: The FDA’s Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Stephen Ostroff combined efforts for this column. 

We know how important it is to get produce safety right. Taking steps to prevent contamination of produce is the primary purpose of the Food Safety Modernization
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Newly published research concludes that education significantly increased safe food handling among high schoolers, but also showed the students continued risky practices that can result in foodborne illnesses.

The study, from researchers at the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, and the University of
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Onsite inspections have long been a standard tool for food safety training and enforcement efforts, but wearable technology and augmented reality are combining to change that with Google Glass.

EyeSucceed, a technology company focusing on food safety, is the latest Glass Partner, according to an announcement this morning from parent
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The National Restaurant Association bought  a food safety certification body — the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals — earlier this week. logo-National-Restaurant-Association The Orlando-based National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP) formed 18 years ago to offer training and food safety certification for personnel in the restaurant, hotel and quick
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