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Consumers need reminders that COVID-19 isn’t transmitted by food

- General News
It’s important for the produce industry and its advocates to tell and remind consumers that COVID-19 is not transmitted via fresh produce nor its packaging.

Korean mushrooms recalled due to Listeria

- General News

The Food and Drug Administration released this information March 18, 2020: On March 9, 2020, Sun …

FDA: Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

- General News

The Food and Drug Administration released this information March 17, 2020: The following are resources available …

Leafy Greens: the fourth-wash dilemma

- Analysis
Solve this dilemma in my household: do you wash your packaged greens?

Bean sprout outbreak expands to Sobeys vegetable mixes

- General News
To eliminate any potential risk to our customers, these products were removed from our store shelves across the country effective March 11, 2020.

Coronavirus doesn’t change produce washing rules

- General News
Consumers should wash their hands in soap and water and wash their fruits and vegetables in water. Same as before the Wuhan virus or coronavirus COVID-19 has spread worldwide.

Salinas moves forward from Romaine outbreaks

- General News

Until recently, lettuce, for most Americans, meant iceberg: there was no other kind. As recently as …

Dole recalls salad due to undeclared allergens

- General News

MONTEREY, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. BB #:114768 is initiating a limited voluntary Recall of the …

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – March 6, 2020

- Analysis
Pamela and Greg discuss the produce and retail industry's response to coronavirus and why Pamela's glad she's been stockpiling trade show hand sanitizers all these years.

LGMA supports FDA leafy greens action plan

- General News
The leafy greens farming communities in California and Arizona welcome any action that helps prevent future foodborne illness outbreaks associated with our products. We value the support of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as detailed in its 2020 Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan released today.