Food Safety

Date: 11.20.18
Outbreak of E.Coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce.
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available.

1. GreenLeaf has temporarily discontinued the sale of Romaine lettuce. No illness has been report with our Romaine product but out of caution and advice of the CDC we will not sell, hold or purchase Romaine until the CDC alert has been lifted, we have the assurances of our Food Safety Scientist and independent testing has cleared the product.

2. For further information please contact Dr. Karl Kolb 702.523.2068 or email Francisco Ochoa at fochoa@greenleafsf.com

Date 4.23.2018 Romaine Notice: Greenleaf is NOT affected
Our precut and whole Romaine Lettuce suppliers have been verified to NOT be affected by the recent E.Coli scare. We have been following this case closely and have no concerns around our past or current product.

Here are the facts around our Suppliers:
1.We know our suppliers and have visited each of the locations to verify they are clean.
2. Every FDA, USDA, CDC, California and Arizona states GFSI and licenses are current and all certificates are verified through these channels.
3. To further our transparency, please feel free to call Dr. Karl Kolb, our Food Safety Expert, at 702-523-2068 for a full list of suppliers.

We understand all the concerns around this issue and are doing our best to keep you updated on the latest breaks in the case.
For further questions or concerns feel free to reach out directly to
Dr. Karl Kolb of High Sierra Group
PH:702-523-2068 Email: Karl@highsierragroup.com
For further information please follow this official link: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/romaine-lettuce-warning-cdc-yuma-arizona-e-c...

Date: 4.20.18
GreenLeaf extends our deepest sympathies to those who continue to be sickened by the recent and continuing cut Romaine crisis. We purchase our lettuce products from the most secure and safe sources while also inspecting all product for the highest of quality and food safety standards.

For more information regarding this please click here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/romaine-lettuce-warning-cdc-yuma-arizona-e-c...

Date: 4.14.18 Product Recall: Pre-Cut Romaine and Pre-Cut Oriental Salad Mix
GreenLeaf has not purchased any of the suspect cut Romaine on the Recall List. Customers can continue using the Pre-Cut Romaine purchased from GreenLeaf. Questions please contact your sales representative at GreenLeaf.
For more information please visit the link at: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

At GreenLeaf, Food Safety is our No. 1 priority. We strive to ensure the safety of the products that pass through our distribution network.

Our food safety program is certified by BRC. The BRC Global Standard sets the most rigorous food safety management standards for all food industry sectors, and awards a “World Class Manufacturer” certification to companies who achieve all of their competency requirements. This means GreenLeaf is one of the top Food Safety organizations in the world; a very
elite group of less than 1% of the food industry worldwide.