Food Safety: Tighter Standards for Leafy Greens

Food Safety: Tighter Standards for Leafy Greens

California growers are raising the food safety bar for field and harvesting practices.

Above: a CDFA certified leaf lettuce field in Northern California. The seal, which does not appear on shipped cartons, is used only on wholesale purchase bills of lading. It assures distributors that growing areas have met tougher food safety inspection standards.

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