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Leafy greens proposal causes uproar

publication date: Jan 1, 2008
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More than 3,500 people commented on USDA’s proposal to adopt a marketing agreement on leafy greens that mirrors the one adopted by the California salad industry in 2007. The large number of comments, for a process in which 100 responses is considered high, is indicative of the anxiety and controversy that plagues the leafy greens industry in the wake of the 2006 E. coli spinach contamination that killed three people and sickened hundreds.

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