On one hand, leafy greens growers, including romaine growers, are exploring food safety mitigation for lettuce and other greens grown in open fields. On the other hand, the USDA has given $2.7 million to Michigan State University for research into indoor growing techniques.

The two moves are not related, but they touch on the same topic — environmental pathogens and leafy greens.

MSU’s research project on indoor lettuce

 

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