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Progressive Grocer: Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) are collaborating to address produce-specific challenges surrounding Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). While both organizations have been actively working with their respective members on individual projects related to reducing the risk of produce-associated foodborne illnesses from Lm, additional areas exist where a joint effort will result in greater efficiency and a more meaningful impact within the fresh produce industry.

“Members of PMA and United Fresh share mutual food safety goals and recognize the value in collaborating to address these concerns,” said Dr. Jim Gorny, PMA vice president of food safety & technology.

Read the full article at the Progressive Grocer website

Find further Listeria resources at the PMA global website.