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ProduceIQ: Prices rise for New Year celebrations

- Analysis
Produce markets ended 2021 with a bang. Despite facing headwinds in the form of spiking Covid-19 cases and extremely high freight rates, overall prices followed an increasing trend for the last two weeks of 2021.

Peruvian onion exports reached $94 million

- International
Between January and November of this year, Peruvian fresh onion exports reached 266,981,413 kilos with a value of $93,968,888, reflecting increases of 20.9 percent in volume and 12.3 percent in value over the same time last year.

CDC updates alerts for whole fresh onions

- General News
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated its food safety alert for an outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg linked to red, yellow, and white onions produced in the Mexican state of Chihuahua between July 1 and August 31, 2021

Potandon Produce updates voluntary recall of onions

- General News
Potandon Produce L.L.C. of Idaho Falls, Idaho is updating its October 26 voluntary recall of onions supplied from Keeler Family Farms and sold as Green Giant Fresh to include 3lb. and 5lb. bags of whole yellow onions and 2 lb. bags of whole white onions shipped between July 15 and August 22, 2021 to a UNFI retail distribution center in Champaign, Illinois.

Alsum Farms recalls onions because of possible health risk

- General News
Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc. of Friesland, Wisconsin is voluntarily recalling Alsum Farms & Produce fresh whole yellow onions in 3 lb. bags, 5 lb. bags, and 50 lb. cartons; fresh whole white onions in 2 lb. bags; and fresh whole red onions in 2 lb. bags delivered to select retailers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania between July 13, 2021 and August 18, 2021.

ProduceIQ: Prices are ‘stuffed’ on low yields and a strong Thanksgiving pull

- Analysis

You may have things to be thankful for this year, but fresh produce buyers are struggling …

Texas couple files lawsuit in onion outbreak

- General News
The lawsuit was filed in Tarrant County, Texas on behalf of Lisa Rodriguez and Jose Gonzales who purchased, prepared, and consumed food containing the contaminated onions.

Texas leads onion outbreak case map; more than 800 infected

- Featured
Of 505 people with information available, 157 (31%) have been hospitalized.

Keeler Family Farms says recalled onions shipped to all 50 states

- General News
The onions were distributed in 25lb/50lb mesh sacks. They contain a label that is marked as MVP (product of MX), but were processed at Keeler Family Farms. The last to ship was on August 25, 2021.

Canadian company joins onion outbreak recall

- General News
The products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.