leafy greens

FDA: E. coli outbreak traced to Santa Barbara County farm

They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of the afternoon of Dec. 13, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts in the... continue reading »

New biofungicide available to leafy greens growers

Leafy greens growers now have a new biofungicide to protect against fungi, bacteria and soil-borne diseases. Aviv is the first clear liquid non-stai... continue reading »

Romaine E. coli outbreak traced to California, CDC eases ban

The following is a Nov. 26 statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on the current romaine lettuce E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak investigation: ‚Ä... continue reading »

New outbreak of E. coli traced to romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, Canada, and the FDA are investigating ... continue reading »

Arizona leafy green industry has gone to ‘unprecedented lengths’ following E.coli outbreak

Arizona‚Äôs leafy green industry is responding to the recent report by the FDA, issuing the following statement on Nov. 2: ‚ÄúDuring the seven mont... continue reading »

CDC, FDA link E. coli outbreak to leafy greens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local authorities in a... continue reading »

Rä Foods introduces alternative to traditional sprouts

R√§ Foods has introduced a brand new produce category called COLD GROWN R√§ Nanoshoots as the alternative to traditional sprouts. R√§ Nanoshoots are t... continue reading »

Listeria outbreaks a growing threat, food scientist says

Even as the food industry and regulators get better at preventing and responding to the food-borne pathogen listeria, the greying of North America‚Äôs... continue reading »

Vegetable surfaces can contribute to foodborne illness

Foodborne illness outbreaks do more than make us sick. Not only can the U.S. economy suffer as a result of reduced worker productivity, particular sec... continue reading »