Leafy Greens

Greenbelt Microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Ottawa-based Greenbelt Greenhouse recalled some of its microgreens products from store shelves Aug. 25. The two products recalled were Broccoli Microgreens, and Spicy Microgreen Mix, both sold in 75-gram packages under the Greenbelt Microgreens brand.... more »

BrightFarms named to Inc. 5000 list for revenue growth

BrightFarms, a supplier of locally-grown produce, was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 571 among the country’s fastest-growing private companies. With four greenhouse farms and distribution across major markets, the ranking solidifies... more »

Peel-and-reseal packaging new adopted by Misionero

Misionero, a leading grower and packer of organic leafy greens, recently announced it would transition its Earth Greens product line to the innovative peel-and-reseal packaging already used on its Garden Life product line. Misionero said... more »

Link to cattle operation eyed in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, continues to investigate a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to... more »

Key Technology ‘s VERYX sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX calls itself the world’s only belt-fed sorter that can inspect product entirely in-air with top and... more »

Irradiation an option for vegetable processing, food safety

Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years to kill pathogens, although it's not used... more »

Tour de Fresh riders raise $141K for salad in schools

What started as a small idea with big hopes, has grown far beyond what its creators could’ve imagined. After five years running, Tour de Fresh presented by the California Giant Foundation, continues to support Salad Bars... more »

Misionero expands organic greens product line

Leafy greens grower Misionero is expanding its organic Earth Greens product line to include Little Gems and Butter Lettuce varieties. The brand expands the product line in an effort to provide more options and flavor... more »


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