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Produce Industry Groups Respond to Protect Consumers in Romaine Outbreak

In light of today’s announcement by government health agencies in the U.S. and Canada of an E. coli outbreak linked

Dr. Oz Shows Viewers How the Lettuce Industry is Keeping Salad Safe

90% of us… don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables.  I think not eating lettuce can be a bigger health problem

Should we be afraid of Romaine?

Scary headlines often take a real food concern and create fear far greater than is warranted. But how do we

FAQs on Romaine Lettuce

FAQs on Romaine Lettuce (Updated May 22, 2018) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has discontinued its advisory for consumers

Hand washing – Are you doing it right?

One of the single-most important food safety steps you can take when preparing food is hand washing to remove germs. 

A Day to Celebrate Spinach

Leafy greens are touted as one of the healthiest foods available today.  There are many different leafy greens to choose

May is National Salad Month

Plan to share these great resources! 2017 has only just begun, but January is a great time for planning.  Safeleafygreens.org

Food Safety is an Important Part of Nutrition

Learn about new tools for consumers to keep healthy foods safe The Eighth Edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2015

Your Resource for Leafy Greens Food Safety

Food safety begins on the farm, but it doesn’t end there. This is something we say a lot at the