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Gotham Greens opens New England greenhouse

Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and community leaders joined Gotham Greens Dec. 5 to celebrate the grand op... continue reading »

Why are so many new diseases showing up in bagged salads?

Ready-to-eat salads, also known as fresh-cut or bagged salads, have steadily gained popularity since their introduction in Europe in the early 1980s. ... continue reading »

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Romaine lettuce growers ‘devastated’ by recent E. coli outbreak

The recent announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of expanding illnesses in the E. coli... continue reading »

PMA issues update on latest E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The Produce Marketing Association has issued the following statement to its members regarding the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation. The PMA staf... continue reading »

More than 97,000 pounds of salad products recalled due to E. coli risk

Missa Bay, a Swedesboro, New Jersey establishment, is recalling approximately 97,272 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the... continue reading »

Maryland investigating E. coli cases linked to packaged salads

The Maryland Department of Health is investigating a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections among seven patients in Maryland. All rep... continue reading »

First true red spinach released by Agricultural Research Service

USDA Red, the world’s first true red spinach variety, has been developed and released by the Agricultural Research Service. Spinach has always be... continue reading »

Gotham Greens expands with 100,000-square-foot greenhouse in Chicago

Gotham Greens opened its largest greenhouse in Chicago on Nov. 13. The expansion enables Gotham Greens to deliver consumers a year-round supply... continue reading »

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Leafy greens organization reacts to recent E. coli situation

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has issued a reaction to an Oct. 31 U.S. Food and Drug Administration release of informatio... continue reading »

Organic produce supplier Shenandoah Growers moves operations indoors

Shenandoah Growers — an USDA-certified organic agriculture operation — has begun harvests at its next generation BioFarm facilities in Rockingham ... continue reading »