Packer Insight - Tariffs and romaine outbreak
Tom Karst and Ashley Nickle ( The Packer )

National editor Tom Karst and staff writer Ashley Nickle discuss new tariffs on fruit and the developments in the romaine outbreak.

For more on the recent retaliatory measures by Mexico, check out Tom's article here.

Regarding the romaine outbreak, coverage includes the latest updates from the CDC and the FDA as well as industry efforts to address leafy greens food safety. Ashley also got insight from the FDA, Walmart and others about the Produce Traceability Initiative and how useful it is for outbreak investigations.