In recent days, there has been much discussion about our relationship with Mexico in terms of trade and labor. Those conversations have been of concern to all of us in the fresh produce industry as we have signiﬁcant import / export relationships with growers in Mexico, and know that produce operations in the states rely heavily on migrant workers and a steady ﬂow of fresh produce from Mexico throughout the year.Read More
With the current “Official Federal Government” Alert; DO NOT CONSUME ANY ROMAINE LETTUCE IN ANY FORM. An unforeseen and unavoidable market condition has been created.
As such, ALL alternative substitutions have created, immediate, availability issues to fill the void of romaine for salads.Read More
This afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave food industry associations brief notice that they were issuing a public advisory telling consumers not to eat romaine lettuce and food industry not to sell or serve romaine due to an outbreak of E.coli 0157-H7.Read More
Read all about the current state of fall produce. As well as shipping numbers and weather patterns throughout the United States.Read More