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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 »

BrightFarms latest to join IBM Food Trust blockchain traceability platform

BrightFarms is incorporating blockchain technology as a member of the IBM Food Trust network.  Food Trust, a blockchain-based information-sharing pl... continue reading »

iTradeNetwork offering free traceability suite to 2,000 perishables suppliers

iTradeNetwork has announced a pilot program with grower/shippers of select commodities in anticipation of the first-ever offer of its kind: iTrade’s... continue reading »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »