December 27, 2019: Sprouts Unlimited Initiates Clover Sprouts Recall

Sprouts Unlimited Issues Clovers Sprouts Recall – Sprouts Unlimited of Marion, IA, has recalled its clover spouts in 4 oz packages because the product may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Escherichia coli O103 (E. coli O103).  E. coli O103 is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea, often with bloody stools.  While most healthy adults can recover within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).  HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. HUS can lead to serious kidney damage and even death.

Sprouts Unlimited Clover Sprouts Recall Information

Products subject to the clover sprouts recall were distributed to Hy Vee Food Stores, Fareway Food Stores, and Jimmy John’s restaurants in Iowa. The recalled clover sprouts sold at retail stores were packaged in in pint containers from Sprouts Unlimited Inc. with a blue label on the lid.  The UPC code 7 32684 00013 6 is stamped on the bottom right side of the label.

Consumers should not eat the recalled clover sprouts!

According to the company recall announcement,

“Sprouts Unlimited Inc. became aware of the potential contamination after receiving information from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Des Moines, IA that a cluster of E. coli O103 illnesses [was] epidemiologically linked to clover sprouts from Sprouts Unlimited Inc.  An investigation and further tests are being conducted to determine the source.”

Diagnosis of E Coli Infection

Always put your health first.  If you suspect that you have contracted E. coli or are experiencing food poisoning symptoms, contact your doctor.  He or she can order a stool culture to confirm E. coli infection.

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