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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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[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
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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
Chile’s Ministry of Agriculture and ASOEX Discuss Coronavirus MeasuresRepresentatives of Chilean fruit sector and government hold meeting to discuss how to best tackle the COVID-19 situation and ensure continued trade. March 23, 2020
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[Press Release] Freshfel Promises Continued Supply of Safe Fresh ProduceAmid the COVID-19 outbreak, the European fresh produce sector guarantees the continuous supply of safe and high-quality fresh fruit and vegetables to consumers. March 19, 2020
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‘I Support Italian Fruit and Vegetables’ Social Media Campaign Takes OffOn Mar. 2, Italy’s National Women’s Association of Fresh Produce launched a new “I support Italian fruit and vegetables” campaign to assuage consumer fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak by raising awareness of the continued safety and quality of Italian produce. March 09, 2020
Emily F
Tomra Unveils New Sorting Technologies at Fruit LogisticaEarlier this month at Fruit Logistica, Tomra Food, Compac and BBC Technologies showcased their new platforms for produce grading, sorting and packing. February 24, 2020
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Unitec’s Sorting Technologies: ‘12 Months of Work, 12 Months of Results’At Fruit Logistica 2020, Unitec Group exhibited its innovative technologies for external and internal fruit quality selection. February 12, 2020
Andrew
[Press Release] Emerson Launches Next-Generation Cold-Chain TrackerEmerson unveils its new GO Real-Time Tracker incorporating 4G/Cat-M technology for uninterrupted access to cold-chain data. February 12, 2020
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