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Romaine market returning to normal

- General News
Romaine lettuce seems to have gotten over the problems associated with the pandemic and is returning to normal volume and price levels.

See how the pandemic has changed California lettuce harvest

- General News
Romaine harvest continues for Salinas-area grower-shippers this season, but it looks a little different due to pandemic restrictions.

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.

FDA issues report on fall 2019 Romaine lettuce outbreaks

- General News
As part of our ongoing efforts to combat foodborne illness, the FDA released the findings of an investigation into three outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses that occurred in Fall 2019, all tied to romaine lettuce, that suggests the proximity of cattle to produce fields may have been a contributing factor.

Pandemic takes toll on romaine market

- General News
Romaine prices have struggled this year, particularly after mid-March stay-at-home orders closed restaurant dining rooms. Volume since early March has been below average, but it still reflects pre-pandemic plantings.

Salinas moves forward from Romaine outbreaks

- General News

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

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.

LGMA: Multiple Efforts Underway to Prevent Future Leafy Greens Outbreaks

- General News
As public health agencies last week called an end to the latest E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, the leafy greens community, government regulators and the entire produce industry continue efforts on multiple fronts to prevent future outbreaks.

LGMA plans to strengthen food safety requirements as romaine outbreak ends

- General News

Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared E. …