Produce industry has responsibility for food safety

Smith, Ron
May 2011
Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the responsibility of the produce industry on food safety in the U.S. in 2011. It mentions the causes of produce recalls in the country, which include microbiological contaminants, failure to maintain food manufacturing facilities and equipment, and non-compliance with a company's own standard operating procedures. According to Gale Prince, president of SAGE Food Safety Consultants LLC, DNA technology helps identify the source of food contaminants.


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