Chang Farm, 301 River Roadway, Whatley, MA is releasing a voluntary recall of Mung Bean Sprouts; all 10lb bags (as some bags might not have sell-by dates), along with 12 oz retail bags, both packaged on April 23rd, 2023 (dispersed on April 24th, 2023), produced by Chang Farm, with the particular sell-by date of May 7th, 2023 due to the fact that of the possible existence of Listeria monocytogenes (L. Monocytogenes) contamination. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can trigger severe and in some cases deadly infections in young kids, frail or senior individuals, and others with weakened body immune systems. Although healthy people might suffer just short-term signs such as high fever, serious headaches, tightness, queasiness, stomach discomfort and diarrhea, Listeria infection can trigger miscarriages and stillbirths amongst pregnant ladies.
The impacted item is packaged in 10 pound bags (bulk) without any defined “Offer By” dates and 12 oz plastic bags (retail), identified under the Chang Farm Brand Name as Premium Bean Sprouts and have a “Offer By” date of May 7th, 2023.
The item has actually been dispersed to stores and wholesalers throughout MA, CT, NY and NJ.
No health problems have actually been reported to date.
Sample analysis by New york city State Department of Farming and Markets’ (NYSDAM) Department of Food Security and Assessment verified Listeria Monocytogenes
All stores and wholesalers who have this lot in MA, CT, NY and NJ need to eliminate this item from their racks.