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Category Archives: Food Safety

Joint Comment on LGMA Revisions to Ag-Water Standards

Apr 25, 2019

PMA and United Fresh Joint Comment on LGMA Revisions to Ag-Water Standards WASHINGTON D.C. (April 25, 2019) – The United Fresh Produce Association and Produce Marketing Association commend the collective efforts of the California-based leafy greens industry to bring the months-long effort of substantially improving their auditable ag water standards to an LGMA Board vote […]

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Questions & Answers on Voluntary Romaine Growing Region/Harvest Date Labelling

Mar 25, 2019

  **** this is a draft that is still being reviewed by the Romaine Task Force, as reflected by the inclusion of “comments” highlighting some areas of continued discussion; additional updates will be available and industry comment will be sought before this document is finalized**** This questions and answer document, originally drafted by PMA and […]

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Harmonized Standard Audit Now Available From Participating Audit Organizations

Mar 07, 2019

Harmonized Standard Audit Now Available From Participating Audit Organizations Encouraging and evaluating food safety practices in the growing and post-harvest environments United Fresh is pleased to announce that the Harmonized Standard Audit is now available from the following auditing organizations: Americert International Ceres Certifications, International (CCI) Equicert GLOBALG.A.P. Lighthouse Food Safety & Quality NSF Perry […]

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FDA and CDC Will Be Lifting Consumer Advisory Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce

Nov 26, 2018

Update as of 11/26/18 at 7:00 pm (EST): Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the current romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation ### FDA and CDC recently let us know that later today they will be lifting their advisory for consumers not to eat any romaine lettucebased on a new voluntary labeling agreement with […]

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