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2017 strategic plan blog

Strategic Plan: Ten Years of Protecting Public Health

The LGMA, now in its tenth year of operation, just completed a fourth re


2017 Membership Deadline

If you are a handler of leafy green crops who is interested in becoming a member of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreem

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Flooding and Food Safety

Rain is Welcome... Although not anticipated, this winter has brought a lot of moisture to California.  For a state that has be


2017: An Important Year for the LGMA

On July 23, 2007... For the first time in history, U.S. government officials visited a California leafy green


Guest Blog from Deirdre Schlunegger

by Deirdre Schlunegger, CEO STOP Foodborne Illness.   LGMA Honored as a Food Safety Hero by STOP Food


5 Things You Should Know About the FSMA Produce Rule

The LGMA has worked closely with the FDA since the advent of the Food Sa


A Farewell to Congressman Sam Farr

Well Deserved Recognition It’s with a bit of sadness that we bid our friend Sam Farr a fond farewell as he


Thank You Farmers

National Farmer's Day October 12 is National Farmer’s Day, but we think farmers should be celebrated every day.  Nowhere on earth is there a foo


Annual Report shows more Citations can be a Good Thing

The 2015/16 LGMA Annual Report is now available for review.  It includ


4 things to look forward to at the United Fresh Produce Show

The United Fresh Produce Show is right around the corner and the LGMA ha


Training Thousands through LGMA Tech

Most people know that California is an agricultural powerhouse.  But what many people don’t fully understan


2016 LGMA Member List

Since April marks the beginning of the California LGMA fiscal year, we wanted to take a moment to share the current list of 97 


2016 Membership Deadline

If you are a handler of leafy green crops who is interested in becoming a member of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreem


LGMA’s Top 5 List for 2015

It’s the time of year when many of us reflect on the what has been accomplished ​during the last ​twe

Left to right: Dan Sutton, Ron Ratto and Steve Church

Board Leadership Changes at the LGMA

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California Farmers Prepare for the Possibility of El Nino Floods

California farmers are preparing to deal with the po


First Take on FDA’s Final Produce Rule

Today the final Produce Rule, part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), has been issued by the U.S. Fo


LGMA Launches Handwashing App

The California LGMA has just launched its first app, available on iTunes for iPhone and iPad, designed to help train field worke


High School Math and Food Safety

After reviewing the California LGMA 2014/15 Annual Report issued last month and noting the continuing declin


STOP Foodborne Illness’ Feature on Dan Sutton

STOP Foodborne Illness just published a great interview with California Leafy Greens Marketi