Architect Re-Envisions Cuban Port as Urban Farm and Food Hub

For anyone who has been following Local Grown Salads’ work in the indoor vertical farming space, it will come as no surprise that we are always interested in what’s happening in our industry, and its surrounding spaces, as various individuals, companies and organizations work to maximize food safety, improve nutrition and combat food insecurity. So, […]

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Local Grown Salads To Meet Major Retailers!

Local Grown Salads is Speaking At FMI and GMA’s Global Sustainability Summit Zale Tabakman, President of Local Grown Salads will be a featured presenter at the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Global Sustainability Summit in Nashville, TN on August 11, 2017. The Summit provides tools and solutions for food companies to make themselves and their […]

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Food Safety Testing and Recalls

Once we figured out our basic technology, the next challenge became integrating Food Safety into our technology. So today’s story highlight is a great article from the CBC that helps explain why the issue is so important to us. From the article: “‘The advantages of culture-independent testing are that they are easier to use and […]

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The Packer Demonstrates Packaging’s Important Role in Food Safety

We’re back with a great new story highlight, from The Packer’s Jim Offner. From current food packaging to how that packaging is, and will continue to evolve, it’s a look at the serious considerations made by food growers, manufacturers and packagers as they work to bring us products that are both desirable and safe. From the article: […]

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Slate Uncovers Exactly What “Triple-Washed” Means

We’ve got a great story highlight today, from Slate, all about the “Triple-Washed” claim you’ve probably noticed on your Ready-to-Eat bagged salads. It’s a look at food safety you may have always wondered about, but never knew! From the article: “For years, the “triple-washed” label on bags and cartons of salad greens has confounded me. Why […]

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Food Safety Concerns Pose Serious Risk to Our Health

Food safety is the highest priority for Local Grown Salads. The following story demonstrates how complex a problem it can be, and why Local Grown Salads is designing its equipment and its processes to, first and foremost, maximize food safety. We use the latest and most current advanced technologies to reduce the risk of contamination […]

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New FDA Food Safety Standards to be Implemented by 2020

Food is going to become much safer (in the USA and, by extension, probably Canada) starting in 2020. It also represents a huge opportunity… The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has introduced the FSMA – Food Safety Modernization Act. By 2020 everyone involved in the production and sale of food will need a significantly […]

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