ALFA SPROUTS INC. (SPRINGWATER SPROUTS) RECALLS ALFALFA SPROUTS AND CLOVER SPROUTS DUE TO POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK
By Marler Clark
Alfa Sprouts Inc. of Honeoye Falls, NY is recalling approx. 100 lbs of Springwater Sprouts brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and bulk 3# Clover Sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to individuals with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The following 2 products are being recalled by the firm.
Clear clam shell packages containing 4 oz. Organic Alfalfa Sprouts with a sell by date of 4/28/2012.
This product was distributed in New York State. Product label and UPC code noted below.
UPC Code 688267047411
UPC Code 042891000523
3# Bulk containers of Clover Sprouts, with a production code of P93. This product was distributed to institutional accounts in Upstate New York.
The contamination was discovered after sampling under the USDA Microbiological Data Program by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets inspectors and subsequent analysis by the New York State Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product. No illness has been reported to date.
Sprouts Recalled Due to Listeria Risk Approximately 100 pounds of Springwater Sprouts brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and 3# Bulk Clover Sprouts are being recalled because of possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes...
In wake of outbreak, Jimmy Johns switches to clover sprouts Jimmy John Liautaud, owner of the Jimmy Johns sandwich chain that has been implicated in a multistate Salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 59 Illinois residents, has decided that his restaurants are going to stop serving alfalfa sprouts...
Alfa Sprouts Recalled Due to Listeria Risk Alfa Sprouts Inc. of Honeoye Falls, NY is recalling approx. 100 lbs of Springwater Sprouts brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and bulk 3# Clover Sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to individuals with weakened immune systems...
Green Valley Food Recalls Salmonella Sprouts Green Valley Food Corp. is recalling 650 cases of alfalfa sprouts that may be contaminated with Salmonella. In a news release, the company said a random sample of the sprouts collected on Dec, 12 from a customer tested positive for Salmonella...