UPDATED: Salmonella risk cited in sprouts recall

06/13/2013 09:27:00 AM
Tom Karst

(UPDATED COVERAGE, June 17) Certain Sunsprout and SproutsAlive brand alfalfa sprouts have been recalled because they may contain salmonella bacteria, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The voluntary recall was issued June 12 by Sunsprout Natural Foods, Brantford, Ontario. No reported illnesses have been associated with the consumption of the recalled products, according to the agency. The CFIA said June 14 that the recall was national in scope, with recalled lots known to be distributed to Newfoundland, Labrador,  Nova Scotia and Ontario provinces.

The products involved are Sunsprout alfalfa sprouts in 140 gram packages, with a Universal Product Code of 0 57621 13501 7 and best used before date of BB JUN 13, and SproutsAlive alfalfa sprouts in 140 gram packages with the UPC of 0 69022 00030 6 and a best used before code of BB JUN 13.

Consumers and industry with questions can contact Glen Sinnamon, Sunsprout Natural Foods, at 403-227-0098 or e-mail at headoffice@sproutz.com.



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