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Packer Insight — FDA investigations, H-2A news, online grocery and more

Tom Karst, Chris Koger, Amy Sowder and Ashley Nickle take you through the big stories of the week, from developments related to H-2A wages to company news born from increased demand for online grocery services.

Canada closes investigation into salmonella from red onions

The Public Health Agency of Canada has closed its investigation into a Salmonella Newport outbreak that was traced to red onions from Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, Calif.

CDC: summer’s Cyclospora outbreak from salad over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the summer’s outbreak of Cyclospora linked to Fresh Express salads, but the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation still continues

Canadian microgreens recalled for salmonella

Ontario health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella associated with microgreens from Sunsprout Natural Foods.

Prima Wawona peaches shipped to more than a dozen countries

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.

(UPDATED) Prima Wawona recalls bagged, bulk peaches

(UPDATED) Prima Wawona, Fresno, Calif., is recalling bagged Wawona brand peaches as the Food and Drug Administration investigates a salmonella outbreak.

Packer Insight — Recalls, wildfires, apple outlook and more

(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.

Salmonella cases top 1,200; FDA looks for clues at farm

Salmonella Newport cases in the U.S. and Canada continue to increase, with more than 1,000 cases linked to onions from Thomson International.

FDA finds Cyclospora in Florida canal during outbreak investigation

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into an outbreak of cyclospora infection from Fresh Express garden salads led the agency to Florida, where the parasite was found in a canal.

FDA finds Cyclospora in Florida canal during outbreak investigation

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into an outbreak of cyclospora infection from Fresh Express garden salads led the agency to Florida, where the parasite was found in a canal.