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Dr. Oz features industry input on romaine outbreak

Television personality Dr. Oz featured input from the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement in a mid-December show about romaine safety and the recent E. coli illness outbreak.

FDA continues E. coli investigation, seeks source of contamination

There are no firm answers yet in the investigation of E. coli-caused illnesses linked to Salinas, Calf.-grown romaine lettuce.

LGMA's conducting review of food safety practices

As we deal with yet another outbreak involving romaine, calls to do more for food safety are coming from all fronts. No one is more frustrated than the producers of leafy greens that these types of outbreaks continue.

Food safety forces change

1995 - 2019: Outbreak events drive data-driven traceability initiatives

Three E. coli outbreaks have a Salinas romaine grower in common

Traceback investigations into three concurrent E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce from the Salinas, Calif., area, has led to one common grower.

Max Teplitski joins PMA as chief science officer

Max Teplitski, whose most recent position was in food safety and nutrition at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, is the Produce Marketing Association’s chief science officer.

Tailor Cut recalls fresh-cut fruit linked to salmonella

Tailor Cut Produce has recalled its fresh-cut Fruit Luau, a mix of honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple, after the Food and Drug Administration linked it to a salmonella outbreak.

Alex DiNovo's 2050 produce predictions

As one year closes and another begins, it is a good time to take stock of everything that has happened and look forward to plan and predict what the future might hold.

FDA provides flexibility to start routine inspections on small farms

The Food and Drug Administration is providing flexibility for when states may begin conducting routine inspections of small farms, the agency said.

FDA updates outbreak investigation of salmonella in Pennsylvania

The Food and Drug Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by salmonella javiana in Pennsylvania.