NOW branded Real Food Sprouting Mix Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: NOW branded Real Food Sprouting Mix Recall [US]NOW Health Group, Inc. (“NOW”), a Bloomingdale, Illinois establishment, recalls an estimated 10,000 packages of NOW branded Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of gram-negative bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/cbdt30kCrkt

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm611388.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Sprouting Mix products are subject to this recall:

  • NOW branded Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix, sold in 16-ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of 3031259, a product code of 7271, a best-by date of 12/20 and a UPC of 733739072719
  • NOW branded Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix, sold in 16-ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of 3038165, a product code of 7271, a best-by date of 01/21 and a UPC of 733739072719

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, NOW Health Group has recalled the above identified batch/lots of NOW branded Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix products, sold with a product code of 7271, batch/lot codes of 3031259 and 3038165 because their primary ingredient, specifically Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Sprouting Mix products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Sprouting Mix to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by NOW Health Group, Inc., please search for “NOW Health” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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