A Honeoye Falls, NY, establishment is now recalling approximately 100 pounds of Springwater Sprouts brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and Clover Sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with listeria, a potentially deadly foodborne pathogen. The sprouts in question were distributed throughout New York State. Signs and symptoms of listeria food poisoning include fever, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhea.
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What’s the problem?
April 25, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today warning the public that Alfa Sprouts Inc. is currently recalling the following products because they may be tainted with listeria:
- Clear clam shell packages containing 4 oz. Organic Alfalfa Sprouts with a sell by date of 4/28/2012 – UPC Code 688267047411 & 042891000523;
- 3# Bulk containers of Clover Sprouts, with a production code of P93.
The contamination was discovered after routine sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product.
Consumers who have purchased any of the sprouts listed above should discard them immediately or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall. Anyone concerned about a listeria food poisoning illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Listeria Food Poisoning
Listeria food poisoning (listeriosis) is a serious infection caused by eating foods contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeriosis primarily affects children, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems; however, individuals without these risk factors may also contract the illness. Signs and symptoms of listeria food poisoning may include:
- muscle aches
- gastrointestinal symptoms
- diarrhea (which may be watery or bloody)
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