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CDC: summer’s Cyclospora outbreak from salad over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the summer’s outbreak of Cyclospora linked to Fresh Express salads, but the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation still continues

Revol Greens secures funding, hires talent, adds acreage

Greenhouse and technology company Revol Greens, Owatonna, Minn., has raised $68 million in investments to expansion in Texas and added three people to its leadership team.

Little Leaf Farms ships from expanded acreage

Little Leaf Farms, Devens, Mass., has doubled its greenhouse capacity to 10 acres, shipping product from the addition this summer.

Cornucopia Farms to ship lettuce, herbs from Georgia greenhouse

Cornucopia Farms, Marietta, Ga., is completing its first hydroponic greenhouse, with production of lettuce and herbs starting in October.

Leafy greens growers prepare for Yuma, beef up safety measures

As leafy greens growers prepare to move from California’s Central Coast regaion to the desert regions of California and Yuma, Ariz., to start fall/winter production, they’re taking extra precautions.

BrightFarms expands in Chicago retail market

BrightFarms has opened an expansion to its Chicago-area facility, allowing continued growth in the market, including a 34% jump in year-over-year sales at Mariano’s.

Salinas moves toward business as usual after wildfires

Produce industry operations in Salinas had mostly returned to normal Aug. 27, one week after two wildfires threatened the region, prompting evacuations, dumping ash onto crops, and significantly worsening air quality.

LGMAs adopt numerous changes on water, sanitation

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has made more than 50 changes to rules as the group continues a review of its practices following E. coli outbreaks in recent years.

FDA finds Cyclospora in Florida canal during outbreak investigation

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into an outbreak of cyclospora infection from Fresh Express garden salads led the agency to Florida, where the parasite was found in a canal.

FDA finds Cyclospora in Florida canal during outbreak investigation

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into an outbreak of cyclospora infection from Fresh Express garden salads led the agency to Florida, where the parasite was found in a canal.