FLORIDA: Miami firm recalls living alfalfa sprouts
Posted: June 24th, 2012 - 8:15pm
Source: The Packer
Leasa Industries Co. Inc., Miami, voluntarily recalled 433 cases of Leasa Living Alfalfa Sprouts because of possible salmonella contamination. The sprouts have use-by dates of July 2.
The implicated sprouts are in 6-ounce, clear plastic containers with a Universal Product Code of 75465-55912, according to the recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration on June 21.
No illnesses have been reported as of June 21. The notice did not indicate where the sprouts were distributed.
A “routine customer sample testing” revealed the presence of salmonella, according to the notice. Leasa officials state in the notice that they are working with the Florida Department of Agriculture and the FDA in the recall effort.