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Our Buyer's forecast for the week posted every week.
Today the FDA announced they are modifying the consumer advisory regarding the recent Romaine E-coli outbreak. Our California growers will be back to harvesting Romaine Lettuce this week and we can expect all Romaines to be back in-house by Friday 11.30.18. Although it has been cleared, please expect limited supplies for this first round. This consumer advisory, as well as weather-related issues in key growing regions, has caused a shortage of all tender leaf items. For now, this has caused all Spring Mixes, Spinach, Baby Spinach, Wild Arugula and Baby Green Kale prices to nearly double since the weekend. This situation may last for up to two weeks. — Nov 26, 2018
Avocados: Good news! Today we received Avocados of all sizes, including Organic. All fruit will be pre-conditioned (firm yet ripe) from MX; prices are stabilizing. — Nov 26, 2018
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available. 1. GreenLeaf has temporarily discontinued the sale of Romaine lettuce. No illness has been report with our Romaine product but out of caution and advice of the CDC we will not sell, hold or purchase Romaine until the CDC alert has been lifted, we have the assurances of our Food Safety Scientist and independent testing has cleared the product. 2. For further information please contact Dr. Karl Kolb 702.523.2068 or email Francisco Ochoa at email@example.com — Nov 20, 2018