Posts in Food Safety


BerryBreeze and Activated Oxygen: What It Is, How It Works, Why Its Better

Activated oxygen, otherwise known as advanced oxidation or ozone, is the fundamental component of BerryBreeze technology. There has been a lot of buzz recently as this technology has advanced in the commercial sector, with DowChemicals recently announcing their investment of millions of dollars to develop room sanitization for pathogen control in food procesing. This is …

5 Tips to Store Leftovers

How to store leftovers is on our minds this summer, with grills ablaze all over the country and eyes often bigger than stomachs. Typically, you can store food up to three to four days in the refrigerator or three to four months in the freezer.  There are plenty of little dos and don’ts when it …

USDA Failure to Protect Organic Food

Is USDA failure creating a situation where food labelled organic is allowed to contain genetically modified ingredients ? As we wrote about earlier this month,  the USDA recently changed the rules by which the National Organic Safety Board (NOSB) regulates the amount of non-organic material that can be included in products labelled “organic”. We also recently …

Organic Food Label Dilemma of 2014

Organic food is something we are truly passionate about here at BerryBreeze. Our raison d’etre is to sustain the quality and improve value of fresh food. We make a product that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh and live for 2-3 times longer. It’s something we take great pride in, and it is part of the reason we often …

Eat Organic And Pee Less Pesticides!

In the ongoing debate over whether people who eat organic foods actually any real benefits over non-organic, an interesting study was released yesterday that indicates that an organic diet has at least one benefit. The study found lower trances of organophosphate metabolites in consumers that ate organic food for a week compared to those who …

Businesses Fight Foodborne Illnesses: PMA’s Gold Circle

Foodborne Illnesses and food safety are huge issues to our cause and a big reason we developed a product for your home that provides a simple and effective solution. According to a March 2013 report on the attribution of foodborne illnesses from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that analyzed data from 4,589 …

Organic Food And The Walmart Effect

Walmart announced this week that they are expanding their selection of organic foods, and we’re not sure how we feel about that. On the one hand, the idea of organic food being more affordable and being available to a wider demographic sounds like a good thing. We consider it our mission to advance the health, …

Are You an “In The Know” or a “Did You Know?”

It’s always good to know who your audience is. Ours is a dynamic and diverse community that we find on social media and at trade shows and conventions. Our following includes entrepreneurs and soccer moms, organic dairy farmers and vegans, Non-GMO warriors and commercial produce distributors. Thankfully, we have a mission and a technology that …