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Organic Alfalfa Sprouts in NE May Be Contaminated

Specialty Farms, LLC Recall

Specialty Farms, LLC Expands Recall of Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and Organic Sprout Salad in the North Eastern United States Because of Possible Health Risk
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 17:40:00 -0500
Specialty Farms is voluntarily recalling certain Alfalfa sprout products with a best if sold by date of “8/3/2010” and “8/1/2010” that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes (LM). Listeria Monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Products: The following organic alfalfa sprouts products with a “best if sold by” date of 8/3/2010 and 8/1/2010
Specialty Farms Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and Organic Sprout Salad
Stop & Shop brand Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and Organic Zesty Sprouts
Distributed: Distributed through distributors and to retail stores in CT, NH, MA, ME, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT.
Why: Possible Listeria contamination
Illnesses reported: None
For more information: Contact Specialty-Farms, LLC with questions at (203) 366-6919 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST.