Fullei Fresh Organic Bean Sprout Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Fullei Fresh Organic Bean Sprout Recall [US]Fullei Fresh of Miami, Florida establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Organic Bean Sprouts due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/AKFY30nZuWx

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm633081.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Organic Bean Sprouts are subject to this recall:

  • Organic Bean Sprouts, sold at Whole Foods Markets in Florida and Freedom Fresh (a Miami distributor) on February 18, 2019 and packaged in four (4) ounce in plastic clamshell packages with a batch/lot code 041, a sell-by date of February 28, 2019 and a UPC of 017442052108.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Organic Bean Sprouts can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after the Florida Department of Agriculture announced the Organic Bean Sprouts were suspected of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria 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 Organic Bean Sprouts, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Fullei Fresh to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle food poisoning.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Organic Bean Sprouts, please search for “bean sprouts” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Fullei Fresh at 1-305-758-3880 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Whole Foods Market brand name, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11214-2019
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