Food producers, distributors, sellers, researchers, regulators and consumers are connected in ways that do not easily translate from one point to another on the food safety landscape, but organizers of the 2018 Food Safety Summit say it’s about time for things to stop getting lost in translation.

“This year the Food Safety Summit has organized…

Farm_406x250In order for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to be successfully implemented, training is key. Employees in the food industry are ultimately responsible for getting the training they need to comply with FSMA rules, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a plan for facilitating this training, along with the help of…

On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a competitive grant program to fund food-safety training, education and technical assistance consistent with standards being established under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has joined in the program targeted at small farm…

The safety of our food supply is dependent on a core group of professionals at the federal, state and local levels of government, as well as professionals working in the food industry. Ironically, despite its importance, we have incomplete knowledge about the food safety workforce in the United States. In fact, although studies are supposedly…

National Restaurant Association (NRA) representatives traveled to China last month to promote food safety, according a recent update by the association.

A recent update by NRA said the trip was as an opportunity to “further discuss the importance of food safety training” with both industry and government.

“We are pleased to continue to develop our…

The newly opened International School for Food Protection (ISFP) was developed to provide an environment different from traditional professional adult learning experiences.

A spokesman said, “The School management team recognizes that experienced food professionals are generally well-versed in their core scientific knowledge, academic education and work experiences. We want to build on their working food…

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and NSF International’s Training and Education division are joining forces to offer a two-day HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) course aimed to help the organic sector maintain both certified organic and food safety standards.

The two-day training course will be offered March 9-10, 2011, as a prequel to …