DPH Issues Consumer Warning For Chang Farm Soy Sprouts
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 Massachusetts 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. At this time, DPH is aware of the affected product being distributed at several retail outlets throughout the state including Stop & Shop, Market Basket, and Whole Foods Markets.
Grocery stores, food service, and other retailers in Massachusetts should remove this product immediately.