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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 »

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: ... 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’s leafy green industry is responding to the recent report by the FDA, issuing the following statement on Nov. 2: “During 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 »