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Good Seed brand sprouts recalled again because of Listeria

A Virginia sprout grower that has repeatedly recalled fresh sprouts because of positive tests for Listeria monocytogenes is again recalling Good Seed brand sprouts because of the potentially deadly bacteria. Happy Sprout Inc. of Springfield, VA, recalled an undisclosed volume of fresh soybean sprouts Wednesday because routine surveillance sampling by the Food Safety Program of… Continue Reading

Feds take more than three years to shutdown sprout grower

A Virginia grower-shipper of fresh sprouts who has had multiple pathogen-related recalls and been under investigation by state and federal officials since 2012 is finally out of business. A consent decree filed yesterday in federal court in Virginia effectively shuts down Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, VA, and bars owner Soo C. Park from operating in… Continue Reading

Good Seed Inc. Recalls Soybean and Mung Bean Sprouts for Listeria Risk

Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA, is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company announced a similar recall last month, also for potential Listeria contamination. The most recent problem was discovered through surveillance monitoring coordinated by the Virginia Rapid Response Team (RRT), Virginia… Continue Reading