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CDC issues Mexican papaya advisory, requests halt of all sales

- General News
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory to consumers not to eat whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico because of salmonella contamination.

The No. 2 most wasted fruit at retail may surprise you, given its popularity

- General News
According to the USDA, papayas are the most wasted fruit at retail, with 43.1% going unsold, which makes sense given the tropical fruit has less mainstream appeal, easily bruised skin, and vulnerability to chill damage.