Sprouts still suck: FDA says do not eat Evergreen Produce brand alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts
Posted: June 27th, 2011 - 2:01pm by Doug Powell
The FDA is warning consumers not to eat alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts from plastic bags labeled “Evergreen Produce” or “Evergreen Produce Inc.”
The sprouts are possibly linked to 20 reported cases, including one hospitalization, of Salmonella Enteritidis in Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota and Washington State.
The elderly, infants and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness from Salmonella infection.
Consumers, retailers and others who have alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts in plastic bags labeled “Evergreen Produce” or “Evergreen Produce Inc.” should discard them in a sealed container so people and animals, including wild animals, cannot eat them.