August 25, 1999
Valley Farms Recalls Clover and Mixed Sprouts
Arvada, CO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Valley Farms is recalling lover sprouts and mixed
sprouts containing clover sprouts, because the products were associated with an outbreak
of Salmonella Typhimurium in Colorado.
Clover sprouts and mixed sprouts containing clover
sprouts, packaged in 5 pound, 2 pound and 6 ounce flexible bags:
a) Clover Sprouts;
b) Alfalfa-Clover Sprouts;
c) Clover-Radish Sprouts (these may be labeled as Clover-Radish
Recall #F-654/656-9. Class I
Not Coded. Product distributed between 5/18/99 and 5/28/99 was recalled.
Dover Sales Company, Inc., Piedmont, Oklahoma (seed supplier).
Valley Farms, Arvada, Colorado (sprouter), by telephone on May 28, 1999. Press
release issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on May 28,
1999, followed by letters dated June 1 and 2, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.
9,480 pounds was distributed.
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