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Alfa Sprouts Inc., is recalling Springwater Sprouts brand Organic Alfalfa Sprouts and bulk Clover Sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria, an organism that can cause serious infections, and in severe cases death.

Listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

The products affected by this recall are outlined below:

  1. Clear clam shell packages containing 4 oz. Organic Alfalfa Sprouts with a sell by date of 4/28/2012. This product was distributed in New York State. Product label and UPC code noted below.
    UPC Code 688267047411
    UPC Code 042891000523
  2. 3# Bulk containers of Clover Sprouts, with a production code of P93. This product was distributed to institutional accounts in Upstate New York.

To this date, no illnesses have been reported in conjunction with this recall.

Consumers are urged to return the recalled products to the place of purchase to receive a refund. For more information, please call (585) 624-1234. More information can also be found on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Web site.

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