Soybean and Mung Bean Sprouts Recalled by Good Seed
Listeria monocytogenes are food-borne bacterium that can lead to stillbirth, miscarriage, premature delivery, or life-threatening infection in newborns.
About Listeria Monocytogenes
Listeriosis, the disease caused from Listeria infection, particularly affects older individuals, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “In older adults and people with immunocompromising conditions, septicemia and meningitis are the most common clinical presentations.” Results can be serious and sometimes fatal.
Symptoms may include abdominal pain and diarrhea, high fever, severe headache, stiffness and nausea.
About the Good Seed Recall
Good Seed Inc. distributed the recalled soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts to retail stores in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina.
Listeria was discovered in these products after The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Food Safety Program performed tests and sent it to Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services for analysis and discovered Listeria in the products.
Recalled products include:
- 1-lb soybean sprouts
- UPC 21111 10035
- 2-lb soybean sprouts
- UPC 21112 58772
- 10-lb soybean sprouts
- All products
- 1-lb mung bean sprouts
- UPC 21111 20136
- 2-lb mung bean sprouts
- UPC 21111 25871
- 10-lb mung bean sprouts
- All products
Consumers who purchased soybean sprouts or mung bean sprouts from Good Seed Inc. should return the recalled products immediately for a full refund.