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


More data for Sprouts

Packer Stories

UPDATE: Officials embargo sprouts; FDA listeria probe ongoing


(UPDATED COVERAGE, Nov. 13, 2014) Federal officials are warning retailers and restaurant operators who received products from a Chicago sprout grower to clean and disinfect their facilities because of a deadly listeria outbreak linked to Wholesome Soy Products Inc.

Alberta issues E. coli warning; sprouts under investigation


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.

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.

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.


Feedback Form
Leads to Insight