Buyer Beware: Clover Sprouts & Clover Sprout Mix recalled because of possible health risk. Salmonella outbreak suspected. Consumers urged to discard items included in this recall.
SPROUTERS NORTHWEST RECALLS CLOVER SPROUTS AND CLOVER SPROUT MIXES
January 3, 2011 – Sprouters Northwest, Inc. of Kent, WA, is recalling all of its clover and clover mix products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The recalled clover products were distributed in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska in retail chains and through wholesale distribution. The recall was initiated January 1st by Sprouters Northwest after learning that a few cases of Salmonella might be linked to sprouts.
Product Recall Information
The withdrawal includes 4oz. (UPC 8 15098 00201 6) and 5oz. (UPC 0 33383 70235 3) containers of Clover sprouts, 1lb. bags of Clover (UPC 0 79566 12351 5), and 2 lb trays of Clover (UPC 0 79566 12362 1). Also included are Clover Onion sprouts in 4oz. (UPC 0 79566 12361 4) and 5oz. (UPC 0 79566 12361 4) containers, Deli sprouts in 4oz. (UPC 8 79566 12305 4) and 5oz. (UPC 0 33383 70267 4) containers, Spicy sprouts in 4oz. (UPC 8 15098 00202 3) containers, and Brocco sandwich sprouts in 4oz. (UPC 8 15098 00028 9) containers. This affects all of the above products with a “best by” date of 1/16/11 and earlier.
What is Salmonella?
Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause diarrheal illness in humans. The Salmonella family includes over 2,300 serotypes of bacteria, but two types – Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium – are the most common and account for half of all human infections nationwide. Salmonella bacteria live in the intestinal tracts of infected animals and humans.
Do I have a Salmonella Poisoning Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in clover sprout lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new Salmonella poisoning cases in all 50 states.