SN Year in Review 2007: Industry Looks to Protect Safety of Leafy Greens

IN THE WAKE OF THE 2006 spinach recall, the produce industry launched multiple efforts this year to help ensure that spinach and other leafy greens are safe to eat. Not surprisingly, it was growers in California where the bulk of the leafy greens consumed in the U.S. are grown that led the way, with the development of a Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement shortly after the first of the year. Since then,

IN THE WAKE OF THE 2006 spinach recall, the produce industry launched multiple efforts this year to help ensure that spinach and other leafy greens are safe to eat.

Not surprisingly, it was growers in California — where the bulk of the leafy greens consumed in the U.S. are grown — that led the way, with the development of a Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement shortly after the first of the year.

Since then, Arizona has followed suit, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is cons

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