Irrigation Pond Water Sampling

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The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU) takes a comprehensive approach to providing training and conducting applied research to support the food industry, from farm to fork, in reducing foodborne illness risks. The IFS@CU harnesses Cornell’s existing strengths across food production systems in fruits, vegetables, dairy foods, and entrepreneurial support to help growers and processors comply with the demands of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act. By helping the food industry meet federal regulatory requirements and produce safe products, the IFS@CU will support economic growth across all food sectors in NY including produce, juice, and dairy, allowing for increased production and novel food product development.

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The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) Updates its Food Safety Practices

Sep 25, 2018
The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) is updating its food safety metrics in response to the E. coli outbreak earlier this year.
Food safety practices are being updated under these four areas: 1) Environmental Assessment; 2) Risk Management related to Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs); 3) Equipment Cleaning/Sanitizing; and 4) Traceability. Read more

FDA Releases Information for Qualified Facilities

Sep 14, 2018
Does your food facility meet the definition of a "qualified facility" and know about the modified requirements that apply? The FDA released information today (September 14, 2018) for qualified facilities under the Preventive Controls Rules for both Human and Animal Food. Read more