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LGMA survey details members’ traceability systems

- General News
A survey of LGMA member companies operating shows that producers are capable of quickly tracking product involved in an outbreak or recall.

LGMA releases ten things being done to make leafy greens safer this fall

- General News
In a year of unparalleled tragedies stemming from the pandemic to California wildfires, lettuce farmers in California and Arizona are taking action to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.

California LGMA updates food safety practices

- General News
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of leafy greens.

LGMA forms Adjacent Lands Subcommittee to make Romaine safer

- General News
A special new subcommittee has been appointed by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement to focus on how land adjacent to leafy greens farms may be contributing to foodborne illness outbreaks associated with romaine lettuce.

LGMA members to use FDA report to prevent future outbreaks

- General News
California leafy greens growers are pledging to incorporate findings from a report issued today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration into its ongoing process to strengthen required food safety practices on farms.

LGMA hires compliance officer for food safety programs

- General News

Sacramento, CA, May 11, 2020 -The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) BB #:210653 announced today …

California LGMA CEO to retire

- General News

Sacramento, CA, April 22, 2020 – After 13 years as the Chief Executive Officer of the …

LGMA to host webinar for buyers

- General News

From the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement BB #:210653 Dear LGMA Trade Partner: Join …

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.

Consumer Reports probes leafy green industry

- Analysis
In the aftermath of the 2019 salmonella outbreak in romaine lettuce, the easiest option is to forget about it. But that isn’t feasible. Another is to take a good look at consumer opinion.