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Fresh Produce Box Curbside Pick Up!

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LOCAL RESIDENTS: In a state of emergency we know that our #BayArea communities are working hard to find the mealtime staples they need to feed their families. For stress free and socially distant shopping Daylight Foods will be offering fresh produce boxes for PICKUP to the public on Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. ⠀

Need help finding something in particular? Please let us know, and we’ll do our best to help.

We look forward to seeing you (from at least 6 feet away!). Any questions, give us a call at (510) 931-4207.

Thank you for your support,

The Daylight Foods Team

Service Change Notice

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As the nation makes an effort to manage the Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, we will continue to make every effort to protect employees and ensure the safety of our products. Overall, we do not want to operate out of fear and will continue to take the necessary precautions to mitigate the situation as much as possible.
Due to reduced service operations we will only be making deliveries:
  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Saturday
Order cut off times:
  • Pre-Cut Items: 1:00 PM
  • All Other Items: 5:00 PM
Delivery times will be variable as this is a fluid situation that is changing hour, by hour.
We encourage both our employees and customers to review current safety precautions and stay updated on state and federal regulations regarding the COVID-19. Below is a listing of these resources for your reference:

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact your sales rep/customer service as we continue to monitor and navigate through these unprecedented events.

Thank you chefs, owners, and buyers for your hard work on continuing to feed everyone displaced in this pandemic. Our thoughts are with every business that has been affected and cannot continue normal operations.

Sincerely,
The Daylight Foods Family

Our Commitment to Safety – COVID19 Widespread Awareness and Preventive Management

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We all know about the outbreak of respiratory disease by COVID-19, impacting throughout the world and further worse on people with low immune system. Daylight Foods is well aware of the outbreak and we are doing our best to educate and communicate with every employee and vendor, ensuring they are not affected by the virus or showing symptoms.

Although there is no evidence that fresh produce transfers the virus, the Daylight Food is geared up to strengthen its food safety against COVID-19 through educating employee’s for

  • clean environment
  • personal hygiene
  • separate ill employees
  • hand washing and GMP policies
  • sneeze/cough use tissue or distance > 6ft from neighbor individuals
We have installed new sanitizer (60-90% ethyl alcohol) dispensers at employee point of entries and loading docks. Daylight Foods have restricted international vendors and educate our drivers for usage of N95 respiratory masks if required.

Our department Managers and HR team continuously communication about; hand wash, signs of fever and international travel plans. Further, we are strictly prohibiting any confirmed ill employees from entering the facility during the course of infection. Please click here for the CDC link outlining the safety measures for employees at food business.

Do not panic, follow instructions, and stay well!
Feel free to contact us @ (510) 931-4207 with any questions.
Daylight Foods
Quality Assurance Team

Market Alert: Henry Avocados

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We wanted to pass this information regarding the recall in the industry to our valued customers as a current food safety update only.

Please be advised Daylight Foods is not affected by this recall.

HENRY AVOCADO RECALLS WHOLE AVOCADOS BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK
Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility. There are no reported illnesses associated with this recall.
The recalled products: California-grown conventional and organic avocados — were packed at Henry Avocado’s packing facility in California and distributed in Arizona, California, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. All shipments from the packing facility are subject to the recall (Henry Avocado did not begin packing there until late January 2019). Avocados imported from Mexico and distributed by Henry Avocado are not subject to the recall and may continue to be sold and consumed.

Please Note – Avocados imported from Mexico and distributed by Henry Avocado are not subject to the recall and may continue to be sold and consumed.

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this recall on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

Sincerely,

Daylight Foods, Inc

Food Safety & Quality Assurance Team

Update on Yuma, AZ grown Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

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May 03, 2018

Dear Daylight Customer,

This investigation is ongoing and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide updates when more information is available and we will continue to update our customers as information comes in. Click here for the latest update from the CDC.

Click here for the latest update from the FDA in regards to the trace back investigation to Yuma, Arizona.

As the investigation continued, the CDC repeated its advice to the public: “Do not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region.”

Please be assured, at this time all of our current supplies of Romaine lettuce are from California growing area. We have been shipping only California grown Romaine Lettuce as of 4/15/18.

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this outbreak on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

Sincerely,

Daylight Foods, Inc

Quality Assurance Team

Update on Romaine Lettuce – E. coli Outbreak.

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Dear Daylight Customer,

 

RE: Update on Romaine Lettuce – E. coli Outbreak.

 

Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover All Types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine and salads and salad mixes containing romaine.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

 

At this time no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified.

 

Please be assured, at this time all of our current supplies of Romaine lettuce are out of Salinas, California growing area. We have been shipping only California grown Romaine Lettuce of 4/15/18.

 

This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is available and we will continue to update our customers as information comes in.

 

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this outbreak on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Daylight Foods, Inc

 

Quality Assurance Team

 

RE: Chopped Romaine – E. coli Outbreak.

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Dear Daylight Customers,

RE: Chopped Romaine – E. coli Outbreak.

The Center for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) issued a broad scale public health notice indicating that chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ growing region could be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O157:H7.
https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html

At this time, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified. Daylight has done its due diligence in verifying from its suppliers if our lots are affected.

Please see attached letter of Assurance from our chopped romaine suppliers (Taylor Farms) stating that our lots are not affected.

UPDATE: Out of abundance of caution Daylight Foods is not shipping any Chopped Romaine starting tonight.

This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is available and we will continue to update our customers as information comes in.

Feel free to call us with any questions regarding this outbreak on our customer service line 408.284.7300.

Sincerely,

Daylight Foods, Inc

Quality Assurance Team