Dover Sales Company
Dover Sales Company, Inc. Recalls Crimson Clover Seeds
August 6, 1999
Piedmont, OK (SafetyAlerts) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Dover Sales Company, Inc. is recalling Crimson Clover Seeds, in 50 pound three ply paper bags, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. These seeds were associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium in Colorado.
This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.
Van Dyke Seed Company, Forest Grove, Oregon.
Dover Sales Company, Inc., Piedmont, Oklahoma, by telephone on June 4, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington state, Puerto Rico.
401 units were distributed.
“Sprouting Clover” Clover Seeds, packaged in 3 ounce resealable clear plastic bags. Product is sold in 1999-2000 Pinetree Garden Seeds catalog as sprouting seeds, page 56, item number SP9 and as part of a “Sprouting for Health Gift” Set, page 167, item number PG7.
CODE SP9 Packed for 1999. Product sold from 11/98 to 6/9/99.
MANUFACTURER Dover Sales Company, Inc., Piedmont, Oklahoma (supplier).
RECALLED BY Pinetree Garden Seeds, New Gloucester, Maine (repacker)
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Canada.
QUANTITY 1,000 packets were distributed.
REASON Product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. These seeds were from the same lot as the seed lot associatedwith an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium in Colorado.