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November 16, 2000

Louie's Brand Bean Sprouts and Chop Suey Mix Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Fresno, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Louie Foods International is recalling certain Louie's brand Bean Sprouts and Chop Suey Mix because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

This is the first public notice of this Class II issued by FDA.

a) Louie's brand Bean Sprouts packaged in 10-pound, 5-pound, and 12-ounce plastic bags;
b) Louie's brand Chop Suey Mix packaged in 12-ounce plastic bags.

Recall #F-037/038-1.


Louie Foods International, Fresno, California.

Manufacturer, by telephone on August 18, 2000, and by press release issued by the California State Food and Drug Branch on August 23, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.


200-330 pounds were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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