Food Recall: E. Coli in Sprouts

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SA Sprouts is recalling all of its sprouts varieties from Foodlands, IGAs and Fruit and vegetables stores in South Australia due to microbial contamination (E. coli). Customers can return the sprouts to the place of purchase for a full refund or throw them away.
     
Date Notified To FSANZ:   30 December 2011
     
Food Type:   Fresh fruits and vegetables
     
Product Name:   Natural Sprouts

Trio-packs (Alfalfa, Mung & Snow Peas)                     125 grams

SA Sprouts – Alfalfa & Varieties

Alfalfa & Onion 125 grams
Alfalfa Sprouts   125 grams
Green Alfalfa Sprouts  125 grams
Alfalfa & Chinese Cabbage 125 grams
Alfalfa & Radish  125 grams
Alfalfa & Mustard  125 grams
Alfalfa Sprouts  200 grams
Alfalfa Sprouts Fresh Organic Sprouts  125 grams

SA Sprouts – Other

Snow Pea Sprouts in 125g packs
Mung Bean Sprouts in 125g packs
Salad Mix in 175g pack

     
Package Description & Size:   Plastic containers.  Sizes above.
     
Country of Origin:   Australia
     
Date Marking:   All Use By dates up to and including 06 01 12.
     
Australian Distribution:   South Australia only to Foodlands, IGAs and Fresh fruit and vegetable stores.
     
Overseas Distribution:   N/A
     
Reason for Recall:   The recall is due to Microbial contamination (E. coli)
     
Comments:

 

  Problem: The recall of the above product is due to Microbial contamination (E. coli).

Food safety hazard: Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

What to do: Customers can return the sprouts to the place of purchase for a full refund or throw them away.

For further information please call:

SA Health
08 8226 7107

     

SA Sprouts recalled

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