RETAILERS DETAIL FOOD-SAFETY STRATEGIES FOR PRODUCE ITEMS

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Certain quality factors like seasonality are acceptable in the produce department, but safety can never be compromised, said two veteran retailers during a technical seminar on food safety sponsored by the International Fresh-cut Produce Association here."The produce industry has had a long history of providing safe products, when you look at the billions of pounds of produce that

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Certain quality factors like seasonality are acceptable in the produce department, but safety can never be compromised, said two veteran retailers during a technical seminar on food safety sponsored by the International Fresh-cut Produce Association here.

"The produce industry has had a long history of providing safe products, when you look at the billions of pounds of produce that are consumed each year," said Gale Prince, corporate director of regulatory affairs,

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