INDUSTRY ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR LETTUCE

WASHINGTON - The produce industry last week released voluntary guidelines aimed at improving the safety of lettuce and leafy green vegetables.The guidelines are specific to the commodities, which have been linked to outbreaks of foodborne illness. The document applies to commodities and ready-to-eat items, and covers sanitation, handling and hygiene issues relevant to all supply chain partners."A

WASHINGTON - The produce industry last week released voluntary guidelines aimed at improving the safety of lettuce and leafy green vegetables.

The guidelines are specific to the commodities, which have been linked to outbreaks of foodborne illness. The document applies to commodities and ready-to-eat items, and covers sanitation, handling and hygiene issues relevant to all supply chain partners.

"A decision was made early on that everyone along the supply chain bears responsib

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