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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the outbreak of salmonella linked to peaches from Prima Wawona/Wawona Packing Co., but the Food and Drug Administration is continuing its investigation.
Oct 17, 2020 by Chris Koger
Bee Sweet Citrus, Fowler, Calif., is ramping up California’s domestic harvest, including specialty citrus varieties.
Oct 11, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Giumarra Cos., Los Angeles, is testing deliveries of fruit by planes without pilots and had its first successful flight recently.
Oct 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
SunWest Fruit Co., Parlier, Calif., is all treats and no tricks for Halloween, with branded yellow peaches — Peach-O-Ween — and mandarins — Mand-O-Ween.
Sep 21, 2020 by Chris Koger
Prima Wawona peaches involved in a recall in the U.S. and Canada because of salmonella were shipped to more than a dozen other countries.
Aug 30, 2020 by Chris Koger
Consumer Reports has published a list that rates dozens of fresh produce items based on pesticide residue. The ratings use the same EPA reports that the EWG uses for its annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” lists.
Aug 27, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
(UPDATED) Prima Wawona, Fresno, Calif., is recalling bagged Wawona brand peaches as the Food and Drug Administration investigates a salmonella outbreak.
Aug 21, 2020 by Chris Koger
(UPDATED) The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst, news editor Chris Koger, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder discuss news this week, from wildfires to recalls to an apple conference.
Aug 21, 2020 by Ashley Nickle
(UPDATED) State and federal health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella likely linked to Wawona brand bagged peaches sold at Aldi stores in multiple states.
Aug 20, 2020 by Chris Koger