Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: WINN), today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of all LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts sold in the 6 oz. package with a UPC code of 7546555912. According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), the product is potentially contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Winn-Dixie is recalling LEASA brand sprouts from its stores due to potential exposure to Salmonella (Photo: Business Wire)
Out of an abundance of caution for guests, Winn-Dixie is also immediately recalling the following LEASA-branded sprouts from shelves in all stores, including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana:
LEASA Broccoli Sprouts
LEASA Gourmet Sprouts
LEASA Spicy Sprouts
LEASA Onion Sprouts
All LEASA sprouts being recalled were sold between Jan. 7, 2012, and Jan. 18, 2012, and have expirations dates between Feb. 1, 2012, and March 15, 2012.