(UPDATED COVERAGE 5:12 p.m.) A Florida grower says the Food and Drug Administration is mandating a recall of curly parsley five weeks after it was harvested — and long after its shelf life had expired — after a positive test for salmonella.
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Market Scope - Parsley — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 6-8-7, shipments (AZ 4-3-3, CA 1-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 60s curly mostly $10.45-12.61, plain mostly $11-13.45. Quality generally good.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISCTRICTS — Shipments (3-3-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 1 unit shipped the week of Jan. 12. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 60s curly and plain $9.95-10.75. Quality generally good.
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