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How To Build A Healthier Salad: Nutrition and Food Safety Tips From Consumer Reports

In the August 2021 issue of Consumer Reports magazine, people can learn all about how to make a healthier salad …

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Keep leafy greens safe on the plate: words on washing

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD

May is National Salad Month and what better time to learn a bit about when and how to wash lettuce? …

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Where is My Lettuce From?

By April Ward, Director of Marketing Communications, California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement

In the summer months, locally-grown lettuce is available in many parts of the United States. But, the overwhelming majority of …

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Optimizing the Immune System by Consuming Leafy Greens

By Jonathan Valdez, MBA, RD

March is National Nutrition Month. With Spring here and an end to the pandemic in sight, what better time to …

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What’s the power of seeing?

By Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD

Well, I’m a dietitian who hails from the Show-Me State, but I don’t need to see to believe most of …

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A Mother Advocating for Food Safety

By Kathleen Chrismer

January 2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Food Safety Modernization Act. I’m very proud to have had a small …

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Three Things to Know About Romaine Lettuce this Thanksgiving

Just as planning for Thanksgiving dinner begins in earnest comes word that government officials are still investigating three outbreaks of …

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Ten Things Being Done to Make Leafy Green Safer

By Dan Sutton, General Manager, Pismo-Oceano Vegetable Exchange

This year has been challenging for everyone – and that includes those of us in the lettuce farming community.  Faced …

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Get the Facts on All Things Lettuce

By April Ward, Director of Marketing Communications, California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement

We’re very pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to everything you need to know about lettuce …

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