TITLE

Produce industry has responsibility for food safety

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
60867779

 

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