Guadalupe, Calif.-based Apio has recalled several Eat Smart salad products after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency informed the company that a random sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Editor-in-chief Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss the New York Produce Show and the latest updates in the Food and Drug Administration's investigation into the outbreak tied to romaine lettuce.
The FDA has named Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County as one potential source of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine — but it cautions that the finding does not explain all the illnesses in the outbreak.
The Food and Drug Administration has released results of hot pepper and avocado pathogen testing under a program that shines a spotlight on select fruits and vegetables to examine possible food safety issues.
Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference organizers are offering full registration to growers who faced substantial losses from Hurricane Michael, making it easier for them to attend the annual show.
Tom Karst gives an update on how the trade situation is affecting produce, and Ashley Nickle discusses the return of romaine, from how much retailers are stocking to how they are communicating with shoppers.