Romaine lettuce farmers take action to prevent future outbreaks

· June 5, 2018

While the FDA continues to investigate a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 associated with romaine lettuce the administration says any contaminated product from the Yuma growing region has already worked its way through the food supply and is no longer available for consumption. As the romaine lettuce outbreak, that has claimed five lives and […]

Arizona man, horse die after hit and run

· May 14, 2018

A 50-year-old Tucson, Arizona, man and his horse are dead after a tragic hit and run this weekend. According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses spotted a small blue pickup strike the horse and rider Saturday in the 10500 block of South Nogales Highway. The rider, Scott Allen Brown, and his horse are both […]

Romaine lettuce harvest in Arizona has ceased

· May 1, 2018

As the FDA continues to investigate a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, confusion continues regarding the sources of romaine lettuce currently being harvested and shipped to restaurants and grocery stores. California and Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements, which represent companies producing 90 percent of the leafy […]

Romaine lettuce industry searches for E. coli outbreak source

· April 23, 2018

While romaine lettuce production has slowed down for the season in Arizona, the leafy green industry is working diligently with federal agencies to gather accurate information on the recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. “We are concerned about the impact to the country and especially for those who have suffered from this outbreak,” said Arizona Leafy Greens […]

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