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Avoid Recalls with HPP

Avoid Recalls with HPP

This Thanksgiving, no one served Caesar salad. All the romaine lettuce in the US vanished from the grocery store shelves because of an e-coli scare....... Continue Reading »

Seafood and Safety

Seafood and Safety

Break out the crab hammers and melted butter, October is National Seafood Month! And while we celebrate all that tasty marine life, it’s important...... Continue Reading »

USDA and FDA Seek to Collaborate and Streamline Regulation

USDA and FDA Seek to Collaborate and Streamline Regulation

Changes are coming soon to the way the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversee food...... Continue Reading »

Get the Seal of Approval for HPP

Get the Seal of Approval for HPP

Be on the lookout for the High Pressure Certified Seal, coming soon to a delicious product near you! The seal will serve as verification that the...... Continue Reading »

Blockchain and the Food Industry

Blockchain and the Food Industry

There might not be any bigger buzzword out there right now than blockchain, perhaps because of its connection to Bitcoin. Companies are even adding it...... Continue Reading »

New Challenges in the Fight For Food Safety

New Challenges in the Fight For Food Safety

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that foodborne diseases cause an estimated 48 million illnesses each year in the United...... Continue Reading »

Demand for Clean Label Food Makes HPP a Popular Choice

Demand for Clean Label Food Makes HPP a Popular Choice

It’s no secret that consumers are demanding cleaner labels. These days, chemical additives and preservatives make products much less likely to be...... Continue Reading »

Oysters on the Half Shell, Hold the Vibrosis

Oysters on the Half Shell, Hold the Vibrosis

Now that the summer months are behind us, we can feel a little more comfortable about ordering that platter of oysters on the half shell at our...... Continue Reading »

HPP Pet Food: The Latest Catnip For Pet Owners

HPP Pet Food: The Latest Catnip For Pet Owners

Just as many people are paying closer attention to what we put on the dinner table, the quality of what pet owners put in the dog and cat dish is...... Continue Reading »

Summer Food Safety Tips

Summer Food Safety Tips

Picnics, Barbecues and Clambakes…some of our favorite things about summer. But these summer treats come with some food safety risks as well. Hot...... Continue Reading »

Top Bugs Causing Foodborne Illness

Top Bugs Causing Foodborne Illness

Once again, Campylobacter and Salmonella top the list of leading causes of reported foodborne illnesses, according to data from the Centers for...... Continue Reading »

Good Food Gone Bad; The Rise of the Pathogen

Good Food Gone Bad; The Rise of the Pathogen

Food pathogens are lurking out there. Salmonella, pathogenic Escherichia coli, Listeria, Campylobacter and other pathogens are part of the world we...... Continue Reading »

Cold Water HPP is the Hot Technology

Cold Water HPP is the Hot Technology

If you’ve spent any time in the refrigerated section of your grocery store recently, you’ve noticed the expansion of foods that use high pressure...... Continue Reading »

77.7 Billion Dollar Price Tag for Foodborne Illnesses

77.7 Billion Dollar Price Tag for Foodborne Illnesses

Listeria, E.coli, salmonella. Each year these and other foodborne pathogens sicken an estimated 48 million Americans. In some cases, the illnesses can...... Continue Reading »

Errol’s Table: Are Some Food Pathogens a Bigger Risk?

Pathogens can be found in almost all food categories, and certain segments of the population, like children and people with compromised immune systems...... Continue Reading »

Food Safety on Display at IFSH During Food Tech Expo

Food Safety on Display at IFSH During Food Tech Expo

Avure Midwest Regional Sales Manager Kevin Kennedy recently toured the Institute for Food Safety And Health (IFSH) as part of an Institute of Food...... Continue Reading »

Errol’s Table: Food Pathogens & Food Safety

Food Scientist Dr. Errol Raghubeer discusses how pathogens can be found in almost every category of food and beverage. HPP is becoming the go-to...... Continue Reading »

Study Confirms Safety of HPP Coconut Water.

Study Confirms Safety of HPP Coconut Water.

Results of study show C. botulinum spores are unable to germinate, grow or produce toxin in fresh coconut water In response to regulatory concerns of...... Continue Reading »

Errol’s Table: HPP Juice, Coconut Water & Other Beverages

The best food safety method to get the best taste and most nutrients from juices, coconut water and other beverages.   ... Continue Reading »

Errol’s Table: What’s Driving the Growth of HPP?

HPP is becoming the best way to increase shelf life and ensure food safety, all without the addition of chemical additives and preservatives. Errol...... Continue Reading »

Errol’s Table: HPP vs. Other Pasteurization Methods

There are many techniques to make food safer–here’s why HPP is one of the best:   ... Continue Reading »

HPP Keeps You and your Pet Safe

You’ve seen the things your dog puts in his mouth, so you know it takes something fierce to give him any sort of gastrointestinal distress. Our pets...... Continue Reading »

USDA Launches New Food Safety Regs

USDA Launches New Food Safety Regs

The USDA recently launched tougher food safety rules for raw chicken, ground chicken and ground turkey. They hope to cut the number of foodborne...... Continue Reading »

Increase food safety and your vocab with FSMA

Increase food safety and your vocab with FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act touches every aspect of our food supply. And by “touches” we mean 50 new required deliverables spanning rules,...... Continue Reading »

Behold, a 90-foot E. coli sculpture

Behold, a 90-foot E. coli sculpture

Now that’s a headline you don’t see every day. A giant inflatable sculpture of an E. coli bacterium has been erected at the University of...... Continue Reading »

Klebsiella: The new food superbug. Should you be worried?

Klebsiella: The new food superbug. Should you be worried?

Every week, it seems, another listeria recall streams across the CNN ticker or your Facebook news feed. But soon, you might be reading about another...... Continue Reading »

Tap to curb food waste: USDA rolls out new FoodKeeper app

Tap to curb food waste: USDA rolls out new FoodKeeper app

While producers crack down on food waste with HPP, that hasn’t stopped consumers from tossing out 133 billion pounds of food every year. The USDA...... Continue Reading »

Are your products ripe for disease? See comprehensive study.

Are your products ripe for disease? See comprehensive study.

Some foods and beverages love playing host to foodborne pathogens. A U.S. government report revealed the non-HPP products most likely to cause illness...... Continue Reading »

WATCH: Kids build case for HPP with Legos

WATCH: Kids build case for HPP with Legos

Salmonella from non-HPP meats sickens more than 1 million Americans every year, and even youngsters know that number is way too high. Armed with Lego...... Continue Reading »

1,250 tons of contaminated meat recalled in 2014 – none of it HPP

1,250 tons of contaminated meat recalled in 2014 – none of it HPP

In 2014 HPP toll processors doubled capacities and HPP food producers posted record growth. Meanwhile, non-HPP manufacturers struggled with food...... Continue Reading »

Squashing the most common HPP myths

Squashing the most common HPP myths

“High pressure damages food.” “I can’t HPP my product.” “It’s only for small producers.” We’ve heard all the myths. Now it’s time...... Continue Reading »