WASHINGTON - The produce industry last week released voluntary guidelines aimed at improving the safety of lettuce and leafy green vegetables. The guidelines are specific to the commodities, which have been linked to outbreaks of foodborne illness. The document applies to commodities and ready-to-eat items, and covers sanitation, handling and hygiene issues relevant to all supply chain partners. "A decision was made early on that everyone along the supply chain bears responsibility for ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.