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Your Resource for leafy greens Food Safety & Nutrition

Every day, farmers in California

are working to make sure leafy greens are grown safely so that consumers can enjoy this healthy food with confidence.

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Food safety at home

By the time leafy green vegetables reach your kitchen, California farmers and handlers have taken many actions to assure their safety. Even with this rigorous food safety program in place, it is important you to follow these handling tips at home.

Resources

Below are some tips from the Partnership for Food Safety Education specifically for you to use on lettuce and leafy greens at the store and at home.

from farm to fork

A lot of work goes into producing just one head of lettuce.  Explore below to learn more about where your lettuce comes from and how it is moves from the farm to your plate.

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Growing Regions

Sunny California has several growing regions ideal for producing leafy green crops continuously throughout the year.

California farms produce more than 70% of U.S. lettuce and leafy greens.

Nutrition Information

Resources

Download nutrition information for the lettuce and leafy greens that are grown under the LGMA food safety program.

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Arugula
Butter Leaf
Green Cabbage
Red Cabbage
Savoy Cabbage
Green Chard
Endive
Escarole
Green Leaf
Iceberg
Kale
Red Leaf
Romaine
Spinach
Spring Mix
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Farming safely through the

The LGMA created a unique and rigorous science based food safety system that protects public health by reducing potential sources of contamination and establishes a culture of food safety on the farm.

Find out more about the LGMA at www.lgma.ca.gov

Safe Leafy Greens Blog