The likelihood of a sprout purchase remained exactly even with last year.


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Ontario company recalls sprouts after salmonella test


A Canadian sprout company is recalling an unknown volume of expired fresh bean sprouts from Ontario retailers because of possible salmonella contamination.

FDA says sprout seeds likely cause of E. coli outbreak


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.

UPDATED: Idaho sprouts grower linked to E. coli outbreak


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has linked an Idaho sprouts grower to an E. coli outbreak.

Sprout grower says FDA’s E. coli tests are negative


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.

Sprout grower, Jimmy John’s sued in E. coli outbreak


While state health officials and an Idaho sprout grower waited for test results from the Food and Drug Administration, a woman who believes her E. coli infection was caused by sprouts on a Jimmy John’s sandwich filed a civil suit against the grower and restaurant.

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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.


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