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California LGMA CEO to Retire, Search for a new CEO Begins

After 13 years as the Chief Executive Officer of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA), Scott Horsfall is announcing his plans to retire. Now the CA LGMA is embarking on a search for a replacement Chief Executive Officer.

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LGMA Webinar for Retail and Food Service Buyers

A lot is happening that we want to share with you. LGMA Subcommittees are meeting regularly to review all facets of our required food safety practices. The subcommittee dealing with water used in growing leafy greens has completed its review of the current LGMA required practices.

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Change is Happening: LGMA Food Safety Practices

In 2019, the LGMA programs in California and Arizona, along with our partners at Western Growers, put together a robust new process to completely review all areas of the LGMA food safety practices in order to ensure that they reflect the most current science and are responsive to current issues.

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COVID 19 Coronavirus Prevention: A Dozen Things to Know About Leafy Greens

As the U.S. steps up efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the California LGMA is sharing some important facts about lettuce and the practices in place on farms in the area of human hygiene.

FDA’S 2020 Leafy Greens Action Plan

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 Action Plan

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FMI Food Safety Priorities for 2020 Include Leafy Green Safety

In the wake of recent foodborne illness outbreaks linked to produce items like leafy greens, food retailers and wholesalers continue to prioritize the health and safety of their customers. The FMI recently issued its Food Safety Priorities for 2020.

The LGMA is pleased to see certification in our program included in the recommendations provided by FMI which you can read here. We applaud the thorough review conducted by this organization to provide their membership with the most updated information possible. The LGMA is in agreement that more needs to be done and we value our continued relationship with this organization.

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