Date: Sep 01, 2020
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Earlier today, leaders in the leafy greens industry hosted a webinar to provide details on what the leafy greens community is doing to ensure the safety of leafy greens. The webinar is now on-demand and available for viewing here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/2696184340064126215

The webinar highlighted some of the things being done to make leafy greens safe, including the following:

  1. LGMA AUDITS are ongoing during COVID-19
  2. California LGMA is “HEAVYING UP” AUDITS throughout the seasonal transition
  3. LGMA requires 100% COMPLIANCE
  4. 2019 IRRIGATION WATER STANDARDS are being implemented and enforced
  5. 2020 FOOD SAFETY UPDATES in the area of Farm Water Use and Field/Equipment Sanitation
  6. CDFA &CDPH are MONITORING COMPOST used on leafy greens farms to ensure it is safe
  7. AZDA & CDFA are working to verify PRODUCE SAFETY RULE COMPLIANCE
  8. LONGITUDINAL STUDY of risks in the leafy greens farming environment
  9. LGMA VERIFIES TRACEABILITY at every audit, information can assist government investigations
  10. LEAFY GREENS TRACEABILITY PILOT to improve traceback in the supply chain

To learn more, watch the webinar or review the slide deck presented.

WG Staff Contact

Sonia Salas
Assistant Vice President, Food Safety, Science & Technology
949-885-2251

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