leafy greens

USDA releases results of Yuma leafy greens E. coli testing

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found almost no salmonella or shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in commercial coolers in Yuma, Arizona, in... continue reading »

Greens Spinach

Consumer Reports finds listeria on leafy greens purchased in eastern U.S.

Consumer Reports recently tested 284 samples of leafy greens from several grocery store chains, six (0.2%) of which tested positive for listeria. T... continue reading »

San Miguel Produce upgrades to larger facility in Oxnard

San Miguel Produce, a provider of fresh-cut dark leafy greens, has moved to a new facility in Oxnard, California, a few miles from its old facility/he... continue reading »

Organic Grower Summit to include session on how FSMA rule will affect leafy greens

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on or... continue reading »

Greens Spinach

New field tool could help California harvest more spinach

A new tool to more efficiently harvest Monterey County’s $143 million spinach crop might bring relief for farmers struggling to find enough fieldwor... continue reading »

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 »

Gotham-Greens

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 »