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2013-04-23 23:20:43

Produce Industry Leader, Tanimura & Antle introduces a new retail lettuce item, Little Gem's Sweet Lettuce. Little Gems, a long time favorite of culinary professionals, are a compact petite lettuce variety resembling a small romaine lettuce with slightly softer and sweeter leaves. Salinas, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 In 1849, adventurers to the City by the Bay filled their pockets with gold, discovering richness in the California soil. Today´s culinary adventurer can enrich their...

2012-04-02 23:02:45

Today, industry leading fresh vegetable grower and marketer Tanimura & Antle announces a summertime consumer sweepstakes promotion starting May 1st and running through July 2012. Kicking off National Salad Month and continuing through peak salad season, this integrated program promotes 3 Tanimura & Antle Artisan® products–Artisan Lettuce, Romaine and Boston lettuces. The promotion includes seasonal packaging that will offer consumers a weekly sweepstakes of $1,000–for...

Lysteria Leads to Romaine Lettuce Recall
2011-10-01 07:40:48

Salinas, California-based True Leaf Farms has issued a recall of chopped and bagged romaine lettuce because of possible Lysteria contamination, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday. According to the AP, the company announced the voluntary recall of 90 cartons after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified them that a sample has tested positive for the bacteria. The cartons were shipped to an Oregon food service distributor, which may also have delivered them to...

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2011-01-18 10:29:00

Breeding lines prove dieback resistant, show improved shelf life California and Arizona, the two largest lettuce-producing states, account for more than 95% of the lettuce grown in the United States. Since the early 1990s, the states' lettuce crops have been subject to "dieback", a disease indicated by symptoms including mottling, yellowing, and death of older leaves, and stunting and eventual death of lettuce plants. Dieback disease, caused by two soil-borne viruses, affects romaine and...

2008-08-11 21:00:38

A model consumer food safety program has completed more than 500 inspections in its first year thanks to the California Leafy Greens Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA). In 2007 California farmers came together to raise the bar for food safety. As a result the LGMA was formed as members work collaboratively to protect public health by reducing potential sources of contamination in California-grown leafy greens. There have been no confirmed major incidents since the creation of the LGMA,...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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