January 31, 2013: UPDATED RECALL Expanded Recall To Include Wheat Grass And Pea Shoots

Sprouters Northwest announced an expansion of the recall they had placed last week (found below) to include additional products. 

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Sprouters Northwest announced an expansion of the recall they had placed last week (found below) to include additional products.  The recalled product list now includes: 3-Bean Munchie, Alfalfa, Bean, Broccoli, Brocco Sandwich sprouts, Clover, Deli, Spicy; Wheatgrass and Pea Shoots.  These recalled products are listed under Sprouters Northwest, Lifeforce, and other basic brand names.  More details of the recall can be found here .

ORIGINAL RECALL January 31: Multiple Varieties Of Sprouts Taken Out Of Market Due To Health Threat On January 29, 2013, Sprouters Northwest from Kent, WA recalled almost 2000 pounds of sprouts because there is evidence that lead to believe some of the companies stock of sprouts was infected with the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes.  The varieties that were recalled were: Clover Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts, Brocco Sandwich Sprouts, and Spicy Sprouts.  These recalled sprouts were distributed to Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and British Colombia (Canada) between January 10th and January 18th.  According to the FDA, each package of sprouts was labeled with a “Best by Date” of January 26th, with the exception of the Alfalfa Sprouts which expired on January 31st. 

More details including packaging sizes and UPC codes can be found here   

Initial symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions. 

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