Sacramento, CA- California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Ron Chapman today warned people not to eat Banner Mountain Organic Alfalfa Sprouts, Organic Clover Sprouts, and Organic Sprout Blends containing alfalfa or clover sprouts, because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. To date, no illnesses have been reported.
Banner Mountain Sprouts, Inc. of Sacramento initiated a voluntary recall after learning that a routine surveillance sample of its sprouts tested positive for Salmonella. The recalled sprouts have "sell by" dates between June 17, 2012 and July 6, 2012 and were distributed to retail and wholesale locations throughout California.
The recalled sprouts were packaged in clear four- and five-ounce plastic "clamshell-type" containers, and one- and two-pound plastic bags with labels applied to each.
Consumers in possession of these recalled sprout products should discard or return to the store of purchase for refund. Symptoms of Salmonella infection include fever, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea which may be bloody. Most infected people recover within a week. Some may develop complications that require hospitalization. Infants, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems are at highest risk for more severe illness.
CDPH recommends consumers experiencing any ill effects after consuming these products should consult their health care provider. Consumers that observe the product being offered for sale are encouraged to report to the CDPH toll free complaint line at (800) 495-3232.
Email Alert Sign Up
Sign up here to receive breaking news stories from KSWT.com and morning updates to your email inbox.
Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
EL CENTRO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) – A U.S. Border Patrol agent from the El Centro sector died at a Hawaiian waterfall during a family vacation while trying to save a woman from drowning. Customs andMore >>
A Border Patrol agent from El Centro died while trying to save a woman from drowning while on a family vacation in Hawaii.More >>
(HUFFINGTON POST) - A Utah mother decided to use thrift store clothes to teach a lesson to her daughter, who had been relentlessly bullying another student because of how she dressed. Ally, whose lastMore >>
A Utah mother decided to use thrift store clothes to teach a lesson to her daughter, who had been relentlessly bullying another student because of how she dressed.More >>
Yuma, AZ- "I don't think the punishment fits the crime," Said Yuma Mayor Al Krieger. He is outraged that a judge sentenced former city employee Hector Valenzuela to only 5 years of supervised probationMore >>
Yuma Mayor Al Krieger is outraged that a judge sentenced former city employee Hector Valenzuela to only 5 years of supervised probation and no jail time.More >>
Yuma, AZ- "None of them got any sleep last night." This resident who does not want his face shown on camera out of fear of retaliation says he and many of his neighbors were forced to sleep with oneMore >>
A local Foothills resident--who does not want his face shown on camera out of fear of retaliation--tells 13 On Your Side he and many of his neighbors were forced to sleep with one eye open after a shooting shook their neighborhood.More >>
YUMA, AZ - The defense attorney for the man accused of murdering a 29 -year-old Wellton woman asked a judge to kick out the media for all future court hearings. During a court hearing Wednesday JoseMore >>
The attorney defending the man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend asked a judge to kick out the media for all future court hearings. More >>
Yuma, AZ- "It's a lot of heart ache and a lot of grieving," said Joseph Montaldo. Joseph says the death of his younger brother angel has been very difficult for him and his family. "My brother wasMore >>
Yuma, AZ- "It's a lot of heart ache and a lot of grieving," said Joseph Montaldo. More >>
Yuma, AZ- On April 23, 2012 police responded to a report of a dead man inside of this home near 9th Avenue and 1st street in Yuma. When police arrived they found the body of 20- year old Angel MontaldoMore >>
Yuma, AZ- Court records show Michael Rose is being charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Murder and 1 count of Burglary.More >>
(CBS/AP) -- After launching deliberations Tuesday afternoon, a jury weighing whether or not Jodi Arias will be sentenced to death has announced they are unable to reach a unanimous decision. After brieflyMore >>
After launching deliberations Tuesday afternoon, a jury weighing whether or not Jodi Arias will be sentenced to death has announced they are unable to reach a unanimous decision.More >>