Download the Viva Fresh Mobile App!

Viva Fresh Produce Expo has gone mobile! We're excited to announce we have a brand new mobile app for you to use on Guidebook! Get the app to access the most up-to-date information about our event, including schedules, maps, and much more. Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/vivafreshexpo Android and iOS users: Tap the "Download" button to download the [...]

2018-04-02T19:30:18+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Viva Fresh Produce Expo|

Effective Environmental Monitoring and Aseptic Techniques Course

TIPA is pleased to announce an upcoming educational event "Effective Environmental Monitoring and Aseptic Techniques". This class will be conducted by TIPA member Merieux NutriSciences. This course will cover all areas of environmental monitoring with a heavy focus on guidance regarding Listeria monocytogenes. The course will review a case study on the 2011 cantaloupe outbreak, define what is Listeria monocytogenes, discuss FDA’s Listeria Guidance, [...]

2017-09-03T04:17:11+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Course

Offered by Mérieux NutriSciences and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA), this course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of [...]

2017-09-03T04:17:11+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

Workshop: Mitigating the Cost of a Recall

We are offering a free workshop to TIPA members entitled “Mitigating the Cost of a Product Recall”. We have secured a nationally renowned attorney, Sarah Brew, who specializes in food safety and recall related cases. As all of you know, a single recall can lead to severe financial losses for your operation, with about 52 [...]

2017-09-03T04:17:11+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|

TIPA Member Training Session: Audit Training for Food Safety Systems for Internal and External Suppliers

We wanted to alert you to a training opportunity coordinated by TIPA, for TIPA Members, scheduled for Feb 7-8. REGISTER NOW If you source product from growers or other companies as part of your operation, then this is an important training to help you become compliant with FDA’s new requirements under FSMA. Supplier control and [...]

2017-09-03T04:17:11+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

Texas Produce Industry Names Five to Hall of Fame

The Texas International Produce Association named five produce industry leaders to its Hall of Fame this week. The TIPA Hall of Fame has been a “proud tradition since 1988, recognizing people who have made exceptional contributions to the industry,” said TIPA president and CEO Bret Erickson. Among those recognized were Bill Burns (posthumously) of Lamar [...]

2017-09-03T04:17:11+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Produce Hall of Fame 2016

Save the Date The Texas International Produce Association and the Hall of Fame Committee will soon begin the selection process for individuals who have demonstrated true leadership in the Texas produce industry. The select few will be inducted into the Produce Hall of Fame January 25, 2016, during the Association's most treasured event - the [...]

2015-10-06T14:50:00+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Categories: Events|