leafy greens

FDA to partner with California state, university orgs on leafy greens food safety study

On Nov. 19, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Departme... continue reading »

Arizona leafy greens org adds Watson as compliance officer

The Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (Arizona LGMA) has added Kevin Watson as its new LGMA compliance officer. In this role he will help to im... continue reading »

Pete’s introducing new line of sustainably packaged salad varieties

California-based produce company Pete's, which specializes in hydroponically grown lettuce and cress, has announced a new line of sustainable packaged... continue reading »

FDA, Cal Davis, farmers announce pathogen study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Department of Food a... continue reading »

Produce leaders release report on leafy greens traceability pilots

A group of six industry organizations released a report outlining four months of leafy green traceability pilots with supply chain partners, including... continue reading »

Mann Packing rolls out Veggie Sides line and Better Crunch lettuce

Mann Packing Co., one of the largest suppliers of packaged vegetables, BROCCOLINI baby broccoli and sugar snap peas in North America, which was recent... continue reading »

Tanimura & Antle issues romaine lettuce recall due to possible E. coli

Out of caution, Tanimura & Antle is voluntarily recalling its packaged single head romaine lettuce under the Tanimura & Antle brand, labeled w... continue reading »

BioSafe Systems to add production facility in Yuma

Connecticut-based BioSafe Systems has partnered with Zafar Produce to sign a lease on a new production and warehouse facility in the city of Yuma, Ari... continue reading »

Tim York named new CEO of California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA)

Tim York has been named the new chief executive officer of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). According to an LGMA news releas... continue reading »

Bagged salads account for 17% of all organic fresh produce sales in Q3

Total organic fresh produce sales and volume continued to register double-digit growth in the third quarter of 2020, with July-September sales increas... continue reading »