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Survey Shows Detailed Traceability Systems are in Place on LGMA Member Farms

A survey of member companies operating under the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement shows that producers are capable of quickly tracking product involved in an outbreak or recall.

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10 Things Being Done to Make Leafy Greens Safer

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.

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CA LGMA Updates Food Safety Practices

Over 50 recommended changes were unanimously approved to strengthen food safety requirements for the production of leafy greens in the areas of Farm Water Use and Field/Equipment Sanitation. These are in addition to several significant changes made by the LGMA less than a year ago.

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LGMA Members are Committed

California leafy greens farmers are committed to food safety. They work diligently every day in their fields and farms to implement the best-known food safety practices to protect consumers.

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Join us at United Fresh LIVE! for an update on food safety practices

Join LGMA CEO Scott Horsfall and Technical Director Greg Komar to get a quick (30 minute) update on what changes have been made to the LGMA food safety practices in the last two years. Also hear about the ongoing process to review and make additional updates. There will be plenty of time for Q&A.

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LGMA Forms Adjacent Lands Subcommittee to Make Romaine Safer

A special new subcommittee has been appointed by the California LGMA to focus on how land adjacent to leafy greens farms may be contributing to foodborne illness outbreaks associated with romaine lettuce. This action is part of a comprehensive review of all existing food safety practices required under the LGMA program and is in direct response to findings from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report issued last week.

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