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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 Wheatgrass is packaged in a pint or cup, 16 oz. bag, or 5 lb. Flat cardboard box and sold under the Sprouters Northwest brand. The Wheatgrass in a pint or cup has UPC 0 79566 12380 5; The wheatgrass in 16 oz. bag or 5 lb. Flat cardboard box does not have any UPC. The wheatgrass, Sprouters Northwest, pint or cup., is labeled in parts: "***Wheatgrass***CERTIFIED ORGANIC***Pint***Sprouters NORTHWEST, INC.***KENT, WA 98032***". The wheatgrass in 16 oz. bag is labeled in parts: "***ORGANIC WHEATGRASS***SKU# 16OZCW***Keep Refrigerated***Not For Retail Sales as Packaged***". The wheatgrass in 5 lb. Flat cardboard box is labeled in parts: "***Wheatgrass***1 Ea. 21"X21" Wheatgrass/case***Item 40019***".
Recall Number F-1018-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info The Best by Dates are including all and up to 2/17/2013
Product Distributed Qty 3024/1 pint Packages; 888 cups; 63/16 oz. Bags; and 494/5 lbs. Flat boxes;
Reason For Recall Wheatgrass is 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.