California leafy green grower-shippers are optimistic that Canada will ease its restrictions on their product later this year.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted this week to mandate pre-harvest testing for leafy greens grown in fields where elevated risk factors are present.
Last week the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board endorsed new Pre-Harvest Testing guidance in an effort to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks associated with leafy greens.
At this point we might want to look at the success of the program since its inception in 2007. Its members include producers of 90 percent of the lettuce grown in the United States.
Several new members have been added to the Board of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.
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.
Tim York was named as the new CEO of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) during today’s Board of Directors meeting.
LGMA seems to be saying that romaine safety cannot be guaranteed by current testing methods, which is not the kind of impression that the industry probably wants to leave.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has launched a new website dedicated to everything you need to know about lettuce and leafy greens.
Last year the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement approved significant changes to improve the safety of water used in farming leafy greens.