Alfalfa Sprouts Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In yet another report of food products tainted with salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recommended that consumers not eat raw alfalfa sprouts, saying the product has been linked to several cases of the foodborne illness.

Consumers around the U.S. should avoid alfalfa sprouts, including sprout blends containing alfalfa sprouts, the FDA said in a statement Sunday.

An initial probe has pointed to potential contamination of alfalfa sprout seeds, according to the agency, which added that other types of sprouts were not included in...
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