Date: Apr 15, 2021

Since the inception of the California and Arizona Leafy Green Marketing Agreements, Western Growers has been at the forefront of developing and revising the written “Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for the Production and Harvest of Lettuce and Leafy Greens” for the leafy greens industry in both states.

The comment period for issues related to Soil Amendments and Non-Synthetic Crop Treatments (Issues #7 and #8 in the guidelines) will close on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Click here to submit your comments.

The next comment period, which is for issues related to Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations (Issues #14 and #15 in the guidelines), will open on April 28, 2021. If you are interested in submitting a revision to the Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations section, please review the “Participate in the Process” section on

Western Growers invites all stakeholders interested in enhancing the safety of leafy greens to submit comments. Please note that only submissions following the proper format and are submitted before the close date will be accepted.

For additional information, contact Western Growers’ Science department at

WG Staff Contact

Sonia Salas
Assistant Vice President, Food Safety, Science & Technology

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