Story Updated: Apr 11, 2009
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Amalgamated Produce, Inc. of Bridgeport
has announced a voluntary recall of sprouts because they may be
contaminated with listeria.
The company said there have been no illnesses reported in
connection with the Specialty Farms, Vermont Sprout House, Nature's
Promise or BroccoSprouts products, which were distributed with
sell-by date codes of March 31 through April 27. The company said
the products were sold in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode
Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Maryland,
Pennsylvania and Delaware.
The recall came after laboratory analysis in a finished product
sample tested positive.
API says it's determining where the potential contamination
could be occurring.