The Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements in Arizona and California, which exist to promote food safety for lettuce and leafy greens, report that they have conducted an initial review of FDA’s new rule for agricultural water and they’ve found LGMA’s current requirements “meet and exceed” what is in the proposed new rule.

LGMA growers in California and Arizona produce more than 90 percent of the leafy greens grown in the United States. Those growing areas, mostly from 2016 to 2019, have experienced outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 from their fields of romaine and leafy greens.

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