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FDA continues fight against animal contamination of leafy greens

8 days ago   |   By Food Safety News

Citing numerous E. Coli O157:H7 outbreaks linked to leafy greens, the FDA is telling industry that it's past time for a head-in-the-sand view of cattle operations uphill from lettuce fields.
In a new report the Food and Drug Administration outlines what it wants to see industry do and how it came to those conclusions. The report on the investigation of an October 2020 outbreak is the first of a one-two punch released today. The second hit involves updates to the FDA's Leafy Greens Action Plan, first published in 2020.
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FDA to California Leafy Green Growers: It is Past Time to Fix this “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard”

FDA to California Leafy Green Growers: It is Past Time to Fix this “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard”

8 days ago   |   By Marler Blog

“This reoccurring pathogenic E. coli strain therefore appears to be a reasonably foreseeable hazard in the California Central Coast leafy greens growing region, and specifically of concern in the South Monterey County area of the Salinas Valley growing area. Farms subject to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule are required to take all measures reasonably necessary to identify, and not harvest, produce that is likely to be contaminated with a known or reasonably foreseeable hazard.”
“The updated plan includes a renewed emphasis on actions to prevent contamination stemming from activities on...
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