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Food Safety

Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe health hazards.

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Ecuadorian Shrimp Test Positive for CoronavirusShipments of frozen Ecuadorian shrimp in several areas of China have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, prompting swift responses. July 21, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Five Fruits to Look Out for Under EU’s New Phytosanitary RegulationsEU implements new phytosanitary requirements with implications for five Chinese fruit exports. July 07, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Chinese Customs Demand Exporters Sign Coronavirus-Free GuaranteesFood exporters to China are being asked by Chinese customs to sign certifications guaranteeing that their products are free from SARS-CoV-2. June 30, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Impact of the Xinfadi Outbreak on Shanghai and Guangzhou MarketsProduce Report investigates how other Chinese wholesale markets are responding to the Xinfadi market outbreak. June 29, 2020
Benjamin Henry
Guangzhou Customs Cracks 120 Million Yuan Fruit Smuggling CaseOn June 3, customs authorities in Guangzhou busted a major fruit smuggling operation being run by two gangs out of Hong Kong. June 16, 2020
Michael M
Beijing’s Xinfadi Market Suspends Business Owing to Coronavirus OutbreakLargest market in Beijing temporarily closes doors following confirmed COVID-19 cases. June 15, 2020
Benjamin Henry
[Press Release] PMA Joins PHA in Announcing COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund PartnershipProduce Marketing Association and Partnership for a Healthier America join forces to establish COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund. April 29, 2020
Produce Report
[Press Release] DiMuto Joins International Pineapple Organization as Trade Technology PartnerDiMuto, a tech-based trade solutions platform, is now the official trade technology partner of the International Pineapple Organization. The new partnership will see DiMuto providing support to IPO members to digitalize their produce and supply chains while strengthening the IPO’s presence in Southeast Asia. April 17, 2020
Produce Report
USDA Approves Imports of Five Types of Chinese CitrusUSDA conditionally approves Chinese citrus imports, dependent upon pest inspection and control measures. April 17, 2020
Michael M
Vietnamese Watermelon and Dragon Fruit Exports Face New ChallengesSome Vietnamese watermelon and dragon fruit samples recently tested positive for three distinct pathogens, presenting a new challenge for exporters alongside the ongoing disruption due to COVID-19. March 27, 2020
Benjamin Henry

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