A recall by Safeway and Buy-Low of fresh-cut Caesar salads in Canada is related to potentially contaminated cheese, not fresh produce, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Safeway and Buy-Low Foods in Canada are recalling fresh-cut Caesar salad products because of possible listeria contamination.
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Eric Schwartz has been named chief executive officer at United Vegetable Growers Cooperative.
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Market Scope - Lettuce, romaine — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (306-318-353) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $5.35-6.65; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $7.45-8.56, film-lined 48s mostly $8.45-9.75. Quality generally good.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (71-72-77) —
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally from the 69 units shipped the week of Feb. 17. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $6-6.50; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $8-9.50. Quality variable.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped the week of Feb. 17. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $5.75. Quality generally good.