Recalls and Field Corrections Alfalfa Sprouts 1997
Recalls and Field Corrections: Foods – Class II Enforcement Report
November 5, 1997
PRODUCT Alfalfa Sprouts and Spicy Sprouts (a mixture of alfalfa sprouts and radish sprouts. Recall #F-084/085-8.
CODE Not coded. All products shipped prior to February 25, 1997.
MANUFACTURER Fuji Natural Foods, Inc., Ontario, California.
RECALLED BY Manufacturer, by letter on February 27 & 28, 1997. State of California/Department of Health Services issued a press release (#20-97) on March 7, 1997. Firm-initiated recall complete.
DISTRIBUTION California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico.
QUANTITY Firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON The alfalfa sprouts were found contaminated withSalmonella oranienburg.
[Note from SproutNet – This was a recall only. No illnesses were reported associated this recall.]