The likelihood of a sprout purchase remained exactly even with last year.
An outbreak of E. coli in Edmonton, Alberta, is possibly linked to fresh bean sprouts from a local grower, according to a public health official.
A Canadian sprout company is recalling an unknown volume of expired fresh bean sprouts from Ontario retailers because of possible salmonella contamination.
Although the grower and seed supplier say government officials told them tests came back clean, the Food and Drug Administration declared contaminated sprout seeds are the likely cause of an E. coli outbreak.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has linked an Idaho sprouts grower to an E. coli outbreak.
The Idaho grower whose clover sprouts have been linked to an E. coli outbreak said the Food and Drug Administration has notified him that samples of his sprouts from a Jimmy John’s restaurant and seed at his growing operation did not test positive for the pathogen.More Packer Stories for Sprouts
Market Scope - Spinach — F.o.b.s as of April 2
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (9-8-7) —
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices cartons bunched flat 24s $11.35-14.47. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 74-84-102, CA 7-6-2, crossings 7-8-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched flat 24s mostly $13.45-14.75. Quality generally good.