Industry Updates

FDA announces enforcement of produce safety

Posted on April 9, 2019

The Produce Safety rule establishes, for the first time, science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.

R-452A is a next-generation, lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant.

Posted on April 20, 2018

USA: Transport refrigeration firm Thermo King has announced it is to offer trailers and trucks using lower GWP refrigerant R452A in North America.

FSMA Update – FDA Launches New FSMA

Posted on January 30, 2018

Produce Safety Rule Web pages to Provide Information on the Food Safety Modernization Act. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today launched a new FSMA landing page on to help stakeholders more easily access information and resources to help them comply the rules.

FSMA Regulation Update

Posted on February 27, 2017

The final rule’s compliance date is April 6, 2017 for large shippers and carriers and a year later for smaller operators.