Fullei Fresh Recalls Organic Bean Sprouts Because of Possible Health Risk

Category: Public health

Fullei Fresh of Miami, Florida is voluntarily recalling Organic Bean Sprouts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause fever, stomach upset, and other symptoms. People can get it from eating certain foods. Listeria can be mild or severe. It is not usually serious in healthy people. But it can be more dangerous in pregnant women than in people who are not pregnant. Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. Pregnant woman can also pass Listeria to her unborn baby and cause serious illness.

Organic Bean Sprouts were shipped to Whole Foods Markets in Florida and Freedom Fresh (a Miami distributor) on February 18, 2019.

The product is packaged as 4 oz. in plastic clam-shells. It has a lot code 041 and a sell by date of February 28, 2019. This information is printed in black ink on the package label.

The UPC code is 017442052108.

To date, Fullei Fresh has not been informed of any illnesses associated with this recall.

This recall was voluntarily issued after the Florida Department of Agriculture pulled a sample from a store shelf. Fullei Fresh is carrying out this recall with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Consumers can use the following information to determine if they have the recalled product. Anyone who has the recalled product should not consume it and destroy it.

Consumers with questions may call (305) 758-3880 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST.

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