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Lettuce industry refines food safety practices

The devastating 2018 E. coli outbreaks linked to California-grown romaine lettuce drove home the point yet again: food safety is job No. 1 for growers …Read more





E coli from beef to romaine Can the past be the prelude

coli O157H7 outbreaks linked to Romaine lettuce have been a tragedy for both consumers and the leafy greens industry Produce Safety Rule PSR Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food Preventive Controls
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Ten food safety mistakes that could lead to a repeat of the romaine debacle

a professor of food safety at Cornell University listed at a Viva Fresh education session ten mistakes he believes companies must avoid to prevent another situation like the recent string of outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce First the industry cannot
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Emails show FDA still worried about romaine lettuce E coli outbreaks

After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce a US food safety official for workers also should help stem outbreaks Industry groups said theyre expanding existing safety practices for their members Joining the industry
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Emails show FDAs worries about water to grow lettuce

NEW YORK After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce a US food safety for workers also should help stem outbreaks Industry groups said theyre expanding existing safety practices for their members Joining the industry
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Food Safety Summit Opens with Keynote Speech by Mike Taylor

focused on foodborne illness outbreaks over the years and how industry and government have had to keep up He laid out how previous food crises have led to the implementation of greater food safety practices Romaine lettuce pending Although Mike
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California growers say their new water rules mean safer romaine for everyone

For the second time this year romaine lettuce to improve the safety of leafy greens is through the LGMA said Horsfall explaining this unique program exists only in the leafy green industry to enforce science-based food safety practices and
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