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California lettuce grower and salad processor enter partnership

Church Brothers Farms and FiveStar Gourmet Foods have entered into a formal partnership. The companies say this will enable them to expand their respe... continue reading »

Leafy greens organization strengthens water safety requirements

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement's (LGMA) board of directors has voted to strengthened mandatory food safety practices required on farm... continue reading »

Romaine Task Force outlines goals, seeks input

The Romaine Task Force and its four working groups met in Dallas in February to review progress and work together in-person to build on that progress.... continue reading »

Leafy greens organization making changes to water guidelines

The California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA) is making changes to its water guidelines, although the specifics have yet to b... continue reading »

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Gotham Greens opens Providence greenhouse to supply New England

Officials joined Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri on the banks of Providence’s Woonasquatucket River March 28 to view the construction of the company... continue reading »

Romaine Task Force issues labeling update

The California Leafy Green Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has shared an update from the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California: "A work ... continue reading »

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California leafy greens org, LGMA, hires Greg Komar as technical director

California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has announced that Greg Komar has been hired as the organization’s new technical director. Mike V... continue reading »

Romaine lettuce inspections continue despite government shutdown

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) wants people to know that inspections of Romaine lettuce, and other leafy greens grown in Arizo... continue reading »

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Studying causes of E. coli outbreaks help determine best practices

By Kathy Gibbons | Contributing Writer In late winter 2017, an outbreak of E. coli in both the U.S. and Canada was traced to romaine lettuce or lea... continue reading »

E. coli outbreak: Three California counties cleared for romaine lettuce distribution

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) organization released a statement Dec. 13 regarding the FDA’s announcement regarding roma... continue reading »