Well at least the raw milk people, whom we’ve been hearing from, will know we are not picking on them. The lastest listeria scare is due to worries about an old standby–soy sprouts.
Boston’s Metrowest Daily News is reporting that the Whatley, MA-based Chang Farms is recallings it soy spouts brand due to concerns about listeria contamination. Here’s the crux of their report:
The Department of Public Health (DPH) is issuing a warning to the public not to consume any soy sprouts produced from Chang Farms in Whatley, Mass. because of the presence of bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes).
The affected product is packaged in 12-ounce plastic bags, labeled under the Chang Farm Brand as Soy Sprouts, and have a “Sell By” date of April 19, 2008. Chang Farm has issued a voluntary recall of the product. DPH is aware of the affected product being distributed at several retail outlets throughout the state including Stop & Shop, Market Basket, and Whole Foods.
Check out the rest here.