Shuttered sprout grower issues Listeria-related recall

March 23, 2016

Henry’s Farm Inc. — shutdown March 3 after years of ongoing Listeria problems in its fresh sprouts and its facility in Virginia — issued a recall yesterday for soybean sprouts produced “on or after March 1.”

These photos from previous Henry’s Farm Inc. sprout recalls show a lack of traceability information on the labels.

The recall posted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services does not mention the violations, warnings, recalls and tests showing Listeria monocytogenes in finished sprouts and at the growing operation that have been ongoing since 2012. It only references the Listeria monocytogenes found in…