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Canada to accept tested leafy greens from Salinas Valley

On Sept. 14, the┬áCanadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced it will accept either pre-harvest or finished product testing as part of its requir... continue reading »

Baby iceberg lettuce two-pack coming from Josie’s Organics

Braga Fresh will debut its new Josie's Organics baby iceberg lettuce two-count package at the 2021 Organic Produce Summit. The show is Sept. 15-16 ... continue reading »

Revol Greens adds new line of value-added salad kits

Offering one of the most robust selections of greenhouse-grown lettuce products in North America, Revol Greens is now moving into a new category in th... continue reading »

FDA updates Salinas Valley lettuce testing procedure

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its lettuce sampling protocols for the Salinas Valley. The FDA has been in the process of coll... continue reading »

Taylor Farms enters greenhouse market with Pure Green investment

Taylor Farms announced Aug. 24 it has entered the greenhouse growing market with an investment in Pure Green Farms. This expansion into greenhouse-... continue reading »

Indoor farming operation BrightFarms acquired by Cox Communications

Cox Enterprises announced the acquisition of BrightFarms, an indoor farming company and provider of locally grown packaged salads. The move solidif... continue reading »

Arizona leafy greens org now using updates food safety practices

The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Food Safety Committee approved on Aug. 10 changes to the adjacent land use and soil amendments sections o... continue reading »

California LGMA announces new compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has a new compliance officer. Alyssa Licata has been hired to replace Jonathan Field, who is... continue reading »

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LGMA: What’s behind the preharvest testing of leafy greens

As a candidate to become the new CEO of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, I was clear in interviews with board members that I was only ... continue reading »

BrightFarms expands leafy greens recall

BrightFarms initiated on July 28 a voluntary recall expansion of additional packaged salad greens that are past expiration date and were produced in i... continue reading »