Recall: River Valley Sprouts Alfalfa Sprouts
On 2018-03-16, the FDA announced that River Valley Sprouts is conducting a recall on Alfalfa Sprouts due to possible contamination with salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) River Valley Sprouts during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 32 food recalls due to potential contamination, including smoked pork sausage products, beef products and more. Additionally, there have been 54 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 23 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: River Valley Sprouts
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Minnesota and Wisconsin
Product Description: Alfalfa Sprouts
Brand Name(s): River Valley Sprouts
Reason for Recall: Potential for Salmonella
Official Recall Date: 2018-03-16
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
River Valley Sprouts is voluntarily recalling its 5 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 4 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5 ounce Garlic/Alfalfa and 5 ounce Variety sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illness such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis. Read More.
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