Salmonella in Alfalfa Sprouts Prompts Recall in Massachusetts
Jonathan’s Sprouts of Rochester, MA, has widened the recall of its sprout products due to Salmonella contamination. The recall now includes all sell-by dates, including its conventional, organic, and bulk products. The recall includes other sprouts, such as radish, dill, and gourmet mix. Check below for stores where these products were sold. Do not eat them! Return them to the store for a refund.
More information: FDA Recall Press Release.
The USDA has found Salmonella, a dangerous bacteria related to food poisoning, in Jonathan’s Alfalfa Sprouts products.
Salmonella, if ingested, can cause serious and sometimes fatal illness and infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The symptoms of Salmonella include fever, diarrhea (possibly bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Jonathans Sprouts has issued an immediate recall of the following effected products:
- Jonathan’s 4oz Alfalfa Sprouts
- Jonathan’s 4oz Alfalfa with Radish Sprouts
- Jonathan’s 4oz Gourmet Sprouts
- Jonathan’s 4oz Alfalfa with Dill Sprouts
- Jonathan’s 8oz Alfalfa Sprouts
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