food safety

Hampton Creek says the FDA has cleared its products, wants to hear back from Target

Hampton Creek has just informed TechCrunch that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved of the safety and labeling of all of its products. It would now like to know if Target wants to put t

Ancera raises $8.9 million for tech to prevent food poisoning and recalls

A startup based in Branford, Connecticut, Ancera Inc. has raised $8.9 million in Series A funding for technology that helps food producers detect contaminants faster than other methods will allow. The

Starting the food crisis conversation

What does the future of food look like? Former Vice President Al Gore and 40 entrepreneurs and CEOs in the food industry recently convened in London to try to answer just that.

Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues, ICix Raises $25 Million

Tainted peanut butter, rotten eggs, bacteria-ridden fruits and vegetables, and chemically compromised merchandise are literally the spoils of the globalization of industry, and the bane of the big bus

What Lame Duck? Senate Passes Food Safety Bill, House Expected To Follow

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tc-small-food-aisle.jpg" class="shot2"></img> On Tuesday, the United States senate passed the <a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xp

Proposed Food Safety Laws A Boon For Clean Tech Companies

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/funny-eggs-themonnie.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Today, the senate voted to work on a bill called the <a href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdq