IRVINE, Calif. — Industry groups had mixed reactions to the newly adopted California State Marketing Agreement, which creates mandatory handling procedures for fresh spinach and other leafy greens. “We expect a large majority of the approximate 130 handlers out there will voluntarily sign up,” said Tim Chelling, spokesman for the Irvine, Calif.-based Western Growers Association, which drafted the guidelines. The agreement, which states that California handlers agree to accept product only ...
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