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FOOD SAFETY UPDATE: Sprouts Unlimited Inc. Recalls Clover Sprouts due to E. coli O103 Outbreak

December 27, 2019

Sprouts Unlimited of Marion, IA is recalling clover spouts in 4 oz packages because it may be contaminated with E. coli O103. The recall is a response to a notification from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals that a cluster of E. coli O103 illnesses epidemiologically linked to clover sprouts from Sprouts Unlimited Inc. The recalled clover sprouts were distributed to Hy Vee Food stores, Fareway Food Stores and Jimmy John’s restaurants in Iowa.

Consumers or customers with questions can contact Bill Beach at Sprouts Unlimited Inc. at 319-360-4586.

For more information, please view the Sprouts Unlimited Inc. press release.

Markon will continue to update members when more information becomes available.

Lianna Kelly

Food Safety Director

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