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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 6, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Alfalfa sprouts, packaged in a 4 oz. clamshell container or 85 gram package. Product is sold under Sprouters Northwest or LifeForce brand. The Sprouters Northwest, 4oz., has UPC 8 15098 00108 8; The LifeForce, 85 gram, has UPC 8 51042 00402 6. The Sprouters Northwest, 4oz, is labeled in parts: "***ALFALFA SPROUTS***Sprouters NORTHWEST****KEEP REFRIGERATED***NET WT. 4.0 oz.***DISTRIBUTED BY: SPROUTERS NORTHWEST, KENT, WA 98032***www.SproutersNorthwest.com***". The LifeForce, 85 gram, is labeled in parts: "***ALFALFA SPROUTS***LifeForce foods***KEEP REFRIGERATED***NET WT 85g***PRODUCED FOR: LIFE FORCE FOODS LLC, BALTIMORE, MD 21202***www.BroccoSprouts.com***".
Recall Number F-1013-2013
Classification Class I
Code Info The Best by Dates are including all and up to 2/17/2013
Product Distributed Qty 14562/4 oz. Packages and 3024/85 g. Packages
Reason For Recall Alfalfa sprouts are recalled due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Event Detail

Event Id 64203
Product Type Food
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Giant Greens, Inc.
City Kent
State WA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-01-28
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Press Release
Distribution Pattern Products distributed in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada.