Packer Insight 6-5-2020
(Clockwise from left) Tom Karst, Ashley Nickle and Amy Sowder ( The Packer )

The Packer's editor Tom Karst, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder discuss COVID-19 outbreaks at produce operations plus a major retail transaction in this week's episode of Packer Insight.

To read more about these topics, check out the following articles.

Dozens of Tennessee strawberry farm workers test positive for COVID-19 — At least 38 of 119 employees at Scott’s Strawberry & Tomato Farms, Unicoi, Tenn., have confirmed cases of the virus, the company announced on Monday, according to Channel 6 ABC WATE News.

OSHA, CDC release pandemic guidelines for farmworkers — Recommendations on protecting agriculture workers from exposure to the coronavirus have been issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Food Lion to purchase 62 Bi-Lo, Harveys stores — Salisbury, N.C.-based Food Lion, which is owned by Ahold Delhaize, has agreed to purchase 62 Bi-Lo and Harveys Supermarket locations from Jacksonville, Fla.-based Southeastern Grocers.

 
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