Sprouters Northwest of Kent, WA, is recalling 1953 pounds of alfalfa, clover, brocco sandwich sprouts, and spicy sprouts due to the potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The products were distributed from 1/10/13 to 1/18/13 in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and British Columbia, Canada, through retail stores and food service distribution chain.
The affected products are sold under the Sprouters Northwest brand and are packaged in plastic clamshell containers and plastic 1-pound bags.
The affected products are:
|Product||Size||Best by Date||UPC|
|Clover Sprouts||5oz container||1/26/2013||0 33383 70235 3|
|Clover Sprouts||1 lb bag||1/26/2013||0 79566 12351 5|
|Clover Sprouts||2lb tray||1/26/2013||0 79566 12351 5|
|Clover Sprouts||4oz container||1/26/2013||8 15098 00201 6|
|Brocco Sandwich Sprouts||4oz container||1/26/2013||8 15098 00028 9|
|Spicy sprouts||4oz container||1/26/2013||8 15098 00202 3|
|Alfalfa sprouts||4oz container||1/31/2013||8 15098 00108 8|
|Alfalfa sprouts||3oz container||1/31/2013||8 51042 00402 6|
The problem was identified through a surveillance sampling and two samples collected at retail locations were tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes by the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
Consumers should not consume the recalled sprouts products and are advised to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Anyone with questions may contact the company at 1-253-872-0577 from 7AM to 2PM PST.