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BrightFarms plans significant growth

Bright Farms used its Fresh Summit booth to show off its locally grown leafy greens products and to share its plans for expansion.

Earthbound Farm debuts new blends at Fresh Summit

San Juan Bautista, Calif.-based Earthbound Farm plans to introduce three new organic lettuce blends at The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit — Rosé, Mighty Spinach and Red Baby Butter.

Cattle group to answer questions from leafy greens industry

As leafy greens growers in Arizona and California widen buffer zones between their fields and cattle operations, a web seminar seeks to inform growers about how livestock facilities are managed.

FDA policy would list retailers who have recalled food

The Food and Drug Administration is considering a policy of releasing the names of retailers who have products involved in outbreaks that could result in illness or deaths.

Misionero’s organic line moves to new packaging

Misionero Vegetables, Gonzales, Calif., is packing it Earth Greens organic line into packaging that uses less plastic and features a peel and reseal lid.

Key Technology designs sorter specifically for leafy greens

Key Technology is introducing a new line of digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens.

Dole recalls Canadian salad blend in Canada

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. has recalled containers of Baby Spinach with Tender Reds in five Canadian provinces due to a positive Listeria monocytogenes test, but the product could have been distributed nationally.

Will today’s food safety initiatives solve tomorrow’s problems?

The 2006 North American spinach E. coli outbreak was the largest in U.S. history, causing at least 276 consumer illnesses and 3 deaths because of tainted produce.