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Pete’s introduces Greenhouse Fresh salads with a sustainability focus

Hydroponic living lettuce grower Pete’s, Carpinteria, Calif., is launching Greenhouse Fresh, a line of packaged salads that highlights sustainability practices at the company.

Fresh Express recalls Caesar salad kit after E. coli test

Fresh Express is recalling Caesar Supreme salad kits after a random test yielded a positive result for E. coli.

Source of three E. coli outbreaks eludes FDA

The FDA is investigating three E. coli outbreaks, and although each one has a strain associated with current or past outbreaks linked to romaine, the agency said it has no specific evidence pointing to romaine.

Tanimura & Antle recalls romaine, Michigan reports E. coli cases

UPDATED: A state agency in Michigan is advising residents not to eat Tanimura & Antle brand romaine lettuce packed as single heads, and the company has issued a recall of the lettuce.

Packer Insight — Romaine, H-2A and Produce Retailer of the Year

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst, news editor Chris Koger and retail editor Ashley Nickle bring you the news of the week, from romaine rules to H-2A confusion to news about two Produce Retailer of the Year winners.

California LGMA stresses standards for treating water

As Canada prepared tighter import rules for California leafy greens, the food safety standards group that oversees those crops emphasized steps it’s taken to protect the crops.

Mastronardi Produce to debut Queen of Greens salad line

Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce has a new lettuce brand, Queen of Greens, which will begin shipping in mid-October.

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.

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.

D’Arrigo celebrates with Romaine’s My Love summer campaign

Romaine isn’t just for salads, and D’Arrigo Bros. of California, Salinas, is educating consumers on the versatility of the lettuce, from smoothies to grilling ideas, with the Romaine’s My Love campaign.