California Endive Farms played a surprise starring role on a recent episode of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”
NEW ORLEANS — The information collected as part of the Produce Traceability Initiative is much more than a bunch of numbers that can be used to trace a product to its source in case of a recall.
SAN DIEGO — From upgrading food safety training to taking a possible role in verifying compliance, the Sacramento-based California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement is responding to the Food Safety Modernization Act on several fronts.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has launched a website section devoted to the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.
Western Growers has scheduled an April 30 Web seminar to discuss possible revisions to the guidance documents for the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements in California and Arizona.More Packer Stories for Endive/Escarole
Market Scope - Endive/escarole — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 12
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s endive mostly $13.45-15.35, escarole $14.45-17. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Harvest was expected to begin the week of Nov. 18 and remain light until the week of Dec. 2, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by Nov. 29. FIRST REPORT.