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DPH Issues Consumer Warning For Chang Farm Soy Sprouts

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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).

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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.