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Farmers Overcoming Challenges

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

This year marks my 12th as a member of the California LGMA Advisory Board. For the past 3 years, I’ve …

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When a Recall Isn’t Really a Recall

By Dr. Jennifer McEntire, Senior Vice President, Food Safety and Technology United Fresh Produce Association

When a food safety event happens, companies or public health agencies like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Arugula has Arrived

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD

The variety of lettuce and leafy greens in supermarkets has expanded dramatically since I was a child. At the time …

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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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