Lettuce in the Salinas Valley of California

Lettuce in the Salinas Valley of California.

LGMA addresses food safety issues with regulators

Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement works with federal regulators to address science-based food safety rules.

As part of its effort to contribute to the reduction of food borne illnesses, the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) submitted official comments on the Food Safety Modernization Act’s proposed Produce Safety Rule.

The comments focus on a number of suggestions to strengthen the proposed rule, but the most important comment offered by the LGMA presents the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with a solution that would quickly allow it to regulate 90 percent of the le

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