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RF Biocidics featured in Cashew Week

To read more about RF Biocidics’ chemical free thermal process for disinfection of cashew kernals, see page 19-20 of Cashew Week. Click here to view

RF Biocidics Wins 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Award

Sacramento, California (November 7, 2016) – RF Biocidics’ Radio Frequency Pasteurizer has won the 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Award in the Food and Agribusiness category. A panel of 50 judges selected 17 finalists to compete in 6 categories. All finalists were honored at an award luncheon on November 4, 2016, where the winners were announced.

Newly Approved Almond Pasteurizing System Uses Electromagnets to Attack Pathogens

Above all, the Almond Board of California (ABC) is committed to providing consumers with almonds that are both delicious and safe to eat. The ABC Food Safety Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP) recently approved a new tool to its arsenal of systems used to pasteurize almonds while maintaining their nutritional value and raw characteristics. The…

A Step Towards Truly Raw Almonds

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has approved a non-roasting bulk pasteurization process for raw almonds at Sran Family Orchards, a producer of organic and conventional almonds in Kerman, Calif.

FDA Creates Final FSMA Rule, on Adulteration

The FDA on May 26 released the final of the seven rules that comprise the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), this last piece aimed at preventing intentional adulteration from acts intended to cause wide-scale harm to public health. Essentially, it charges larger companies, both foreign and domestic, with coming up with a food defense…

Pecan Recipes – Beyond the Pecan Pie

April is National Pecan Month. Most people know about pecan pie or sprinkling pecans over a salad for a boost of protein and the healthy fats we need. But the pecan is a versatile tree nut, adding flavor and texture to a wide variety of savory and sweet foods. Below are our picks for some…

Product Testing Alone Cannot Promise Food Safety for Consumers

In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration released final Food Safety Management Act (FSMA) rules designed to provide greater assurance that foods manufactured and processed in the U.S. are safe for consumers and their pets. FSMA is the biggest overhaul of the U.S.’s food safety system since the first food safety laws were implemented more…