Sprouts from a Caldwell Fresh Foods, a California company, have been recalled after sickening 24 people with Salmonella. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 people were sickened in California, two were sickened in Nevada and two were sickened in Wisconsin. Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Colorado each had one person sickened, the CDC said. The illnesses began between March 1 and May 2 and six people were hospitalized. The strain of salmonella involved is salmonella newport.
Caldwell issued a press release today, disclosing that the contaminated, recalled sprouts had been distributed "to a variety of restaurants, delicatessens and retailers nationwide. In California, our products are sold at Kings Super Market, Numero Uno Stores, Cárdenas Markets, Trader Joe’s Stores, Gonzalez Northgate Markets, Wal-Mart stores Jons Markets, and Canton Foods."