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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 »

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 »

California leafy greens org responds to Canadian restrictions

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently opted to require significant pathogen testing and food safety documentation of leafy greens grown in Sali... continue reading »

Leafy greens organization releases water testing audit info

Last year, the California Leafy Green Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA) approved significant changes to improve the safety of water used in far... continue reading »

FDA proposes new end-to-end traceability rule

The FDA has proposed a new rule that lays the foundation for the end-to-end food traceability across the food industry that it will be working towar... continue reading »

Duncan Family Farms eyes safety with irrigation water system upgrade

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a leading family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 7,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced... continue reading »

LGMA updates food safety guidelines for leafy greens

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of l... continue reading »

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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreaks likely caused by nearby cattle

Nearby cattle likely led to E. coli in leafy greens that caused three outbreaks in 2019, according to a recently released report by the Food & Dru... continue reading »

New streamline process announced for online food safety audits

Mandatory government food safety audits of leafy greens farms under the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement are continuing during the COVID-19... continue reading »