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LGMA hopeful Canada will accept testing mandate

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California leafy green grower-shippers are optimistic that Canada will ease its restrictions on their product later this year.

Old Soul’s Farms recalls leafy green products due to possible Listeria risk

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Old Souls Farms, LLC, located at in St. Paris, Ohio, is initiating a voluntary recall of greenhouse leafy green products following a positive test of Listeria monocytogenes.

Green Life Farms products now available in nearly 300 locations

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Green Life Farms announced that its products can now be purchased at nearly 300 locations across South Central Florida. Green Life Farms grows premium leafy greens in its innovative hydroponic greenhouse in Lake Worth, FL, with its second of eight planned locations currently under construction in Lake City, FL.

CEA Food Safety Coalition launches food safety standard for indoor-grown produce

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The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of leaders in the controlled environment agriculture industry, today announced the first-ever food safety certification program specifically for CEA-grown leafy greens.

FDA report warns leafy greens growers of adjacent land risk

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As part of our ongoing efforts to combat foodborne illness, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a report on the investigation into the Fall 2020 outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 illnesses linked to the consumption of leafy greens grown in the California Central Coast.

Study shows leafy greens essential for muscle strength

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Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to new Edith Cowan University (Australia) research.

Fifth Season expands leafy greens sales in 75 Giant Eagle and Market District locations in two states

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Fifth Season, a vertical- and robotic-farming pioneer headquartered in Pittsburgh, today announced a significant expansion of its distribution partnership with Giant Eagle Inc., one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.2 billion in annual sales.

PMA responds to FDA’s conclusion of E. coli outbreak investigation

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The Produce Marketing Association acknowledges the effort and significant resources allocated to this comprehensive investigation and recognizes the broad cooperation demonstrated by the produce industry in the California Central Coast region during the fall crop production season.

LGMA stresses food safety measures as fall FDA leafy greens investigation concludes

- General News
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has been following closely the findings of FDA’s investigation into an outbreak announced on October 28, 2020 that was potentially associated with our products.

FDA closes investigation of E. coli outbreak tied to leafy greens

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The epidemiology and traceback investigation have determined that the outbreak was linked to leafy greens. The epidemiological and traceback investigations were not able to determine a specific type of leafy green linked to illnesses.