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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 Mung Bean sprouts is packaged in a 8 oz clamshell container or 5 lb. bag and sold under the Sprouters Northwest or Life Force brand. The Life Force foods, 8 oz, has UPC 8 15098 00107 1; The Sprouters Northwest, 5 lb., has UPC 0 33383 70258 2. The Life Force foods, 8 oz., is labeled in parts: "***MUNG BEAN SPROUTS***KEEP REFRIGERATED***NET WT. 4 OZ.***MANUFACTURED FOR: BRASSICA SPROUT GROUP, BALTIMORE, MD 21202***www.broccosprouts.com***". The Sprouters Northwest, 5 lb., is labeled in parts: "***BEAN SPROUTS***KEEP REFRIGERATED***NET WT. 5 LBS***Sprouters NORTHWEST***KENT, WA 98032***".
Recall Number F-1017-2013
Classification Class I
Code Info The Best by Dates are including all and up to 2/17/2013
Product Distributed Qty 33774/8 oz. Packages and 416/5 lb. Bags
Reason For Recall Mung Bean 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.