Food Safety News: Hundreds of audits of California leafy greens operations during the 2015-2016 season found 99.5-percent compliance with industry food safety standards, according to the latest annual report from the Sacramento-based California Leafy Greens Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA).

LGMA reported there were 470 announced and unannounced audits during last year and this year of its approximately 100 members, known as handlers, and that 385 citations of various types were handed out.

These audits are mandatory for LGMA members, who are audited an average of five times each year, with 185 checkpoints per audit.

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