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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following health alert is from the FDA on July 29 2010.

Specialty-Farms, LLC is voluntarily recalling the folowing Specialty Farms brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and Organic Sprout Salad, 4 ounces plastic containers, both have a best if sold by date of 8/3/2010 that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes (LM):

Brand Item Description UPC
Specialty Farms Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend 509800108
Specialty Farms Organic Sprout Salad 8192400024

 

Specialty-Farms, LLC is also voluntarily recalling Stop & Shop brand Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts 4 ounce container and 8 ounce bag and Natures Promise Organic Zesty Sprouts 4 ounce, best if sold by date of 8/1/2010, as noted below. [Further identification on the package includes the following: Certified Organic by NOFA-NY, Certified Organic LLC.]

Brand Item Description UPC
Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts (4 oz) 8826704741
Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts (8 oz) 8826704102
Natures Promise Organic Zesty Sprouts (4 oz) 8826703903
The products have been distributed thru distributors and to retail stores in CT, NH, MA, ME, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT.
Specialty-Farms, LLC voluntarily recalled sprouts on July 29, 2010 after laboratory analysis found positive results from retail samples. No illnesses have been reported.
All products dated 8/4/2010 and beyond are not included in this recall
Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return them to the point of purchase for refund and may contact Specialty-Farms, LLC with questions at (203) 366-6919 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST.

The following health alert is from the Washington Post and barfblogon July 23 2010.

Specialty-Farms, LLC is recalling its Specialty Farms brand of Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and its Organic Sprout Salad. The voluntary recall of the four-ounce containers with sell-by dates of 7/26/2010 is because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. The products were distributed by Cooseman's NY and sold by Price Chopper. They were sold in NY, CT, MA, NH, VT and PA. Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to stop using them and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions may contact Specialty-Farms, LLC at 203-366-6919 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.

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