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New Compliance Officer Alyssa Licata Brings Fresh Perspective and Skill set to LGMA

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has a new Compliance Officer.

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What’s Behind LGMA’s Preharvest Testing Requirement

At its last meeting, the LGMA Board voted unanimously to require its members to conduct preharvest testing of product grown in fields where elevated risk factors may be present. I’m not sure if people realize what a significant action this is when it comes to leafy greens safety and what a tremendous commitment it is for lettuce farmers.

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Pathogen testing: A positive test can be a positive thing

Though no one wants a positive when testing for pathogens when it happens this can be very helpful in understanding how the pathogen found its way to the farm. And that information is what will help us find real solutions.

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A New Dawn Ages

A Q&A WITH TIM YORK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CALIFORNIA LEAFY GREENS MARKETING AGREEMENT

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Fear of Flying and Building Trust

Over the past 12 years, US airlines have accomplished an astonishing feat: carrying more than eight billion passengers without a fatal crash. Is there something the produce industry can learn from this?

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A food safety call to produce buyers

The fastest and most efficient means of implementing pre-harvest testing on leafy greens farms is for buyers to require their suppliers to follow the LGMA Pre-Harvest Testing guidance.

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