Miami firm recalls living alfalfa sprouts

06/21/2012 02:54:00 PM
Coral Beach

Courtesy Leasa Industries Co. Inc.Leasa Industries Co. Inc. is recalling 433 cases of these sprouts because of possible salmonella contamination. No illnesses had been reported as of June 21.Leasa Industries Co. Inc., Miami,  voluntarily recalled 433 cases of Leasa Living Alfalfa Sprouts because of possible salmonella contamination. The sprouts have use-by dates of July 2.

The implicated sprouts are in 6-ounce, clear plastic containers with a Universal Product Code of 75465-55912, according to the recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration on June 21.

No illnesses have been reported as of June 21. The notice did not indicate where the sprouts were distributed.

A “routine customer sample testing” revealed the presence of salmonella, according to the notice. Leasa officials state in the notice that they are working with the Florida Department of Agriculture and the FDA in the recall effort.

According to the release, the sprouts have use-by dates of July 2. Calls to Leasa Industries and the FDA regarding the status of the recall were not immediately returned.



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