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Henry’s Farm Inc. Expands Recall Of Soybean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

Henry’s Farm Inc. is expanding the recall of its Soybean Sprouts, to include Natto Soybean Sprouts, because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The initial date of the recall was April 27, 2012.

 The following products are being recalled by the firm. All clear plastic packages containing 1.5 lbs. Grown in Natural Spring Water Soybean Sprouts. The packages were not coded. All bulk (approximately 10 lbs.) plastic bags of Soybean Sprouts. The packages were neither coded nor labeled. All clear plastic packages containing 1 lb. Grown in Natural Spring Water Natto Soybean Sprouts. The packages were not coded. These items were distributed to retail stores in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. The contamination was discovered after sampling by VDACS Food Safety and Security Program. Subsequent analysis by the Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the products. No illness has been reported to date.

Source: FSA


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