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Sprouts Contaminated With Salmonella Recalled

Green Valley Food Corp. is recalling 650 cases of alfalfa sprouts that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

In a news release, the company said a random sample of the sprouts collected on Dec, 12 from a customer tested positive for Salmonella. There so far have been no illnesses confirmed in connection with the sprouts, according to Green Valley Food Corp.

The recalled alfalfa sprouts are sold under the “Let’s Grow Healthy Together!” label in 5 oz. containers and distributed in Texas to retail chains and food distribution centers. The sprouts are in a plastic container with the product code 3440210 and the UPC number 714722228818 and the date 1/1/2012.

No other alfalfa products or blends are included in the recall.

The recalled sprouts should be disposed of immediately in a trash receptacle.  For more information contact Green Valley Food Corp. at 214-939-3900 Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday 6 a.m. to noon, or via email at info@greenvalleyfood.com.

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