Specialty Farms LLC is voluntarily recalling certain Alfalfa sprout products with a best if sold by date of "8/3/2010" and "8/1/2010" that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. The recall includes Specialty Farms brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and Organic Sprout Salad sold in 4 ounces plastic containers, and bearing a "best if sold by" date of 8/3/2010. The product descriptions and UPC are: Specialty Farms Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend 509800108 and 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. [Further identification on the package includes the following: Certified Organic by NOFA-NY, Certified Organic LLC.] The product descriptions and UPC are: Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts (4 oz) 8826704741; Natures Promise Organic Alfalfa Sprouts (8 oz) 8826704102; and 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. This recall is in addition to Specialty Farms’ July 29 2010 recall. To date, no illnesses have been reported as being linked to the potentially contaminated product.