Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts Recalls

Posted on December 20, 2014 by

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Kkot Saem Sprouts, Inc. of Spanaway, Washington is recalling Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts sold under brand names Kkot Saem, Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts and Winter Blossom because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts were distributed at H-Mart in Washington and Oregon, and G-Mart in Oregon. The last date of distribution was December 16, 2014.

The mungbean sprouts has a 5-day shelf life from the packing date and soybean sprouts has a shelf life of up to two weeks from the packing date.

Brand Net wt. Package type UPC
Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts 1.5 lb Plastic bag, multi-colored with orange stripe on top, lower middle portion and at bottom. Orange & black English and Korean letters on white background on front of bag. 0 94922 55330 0
un-labeled soybean sprouts 5 lb Clear plastic bag with no label none
Kkot Saem Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts 0.8 lb Clear plastic bag with blue letters on white background. English and Korean letters on front of bag. 1 80036 83737 2
Kkot Saem 2 lb Clear plastic bag with no label 0 94922 55334 8
Kkot Saem 5 lb Clear plastic bag with no label none
Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts 10 lb Orange and blue labeling in Korean and English on white background 0 94922 55331 7

This recall was the result of a sample collected and analyzed by FDA that revealed the finished mungbean sprouts contained Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses or deaths have been reported.

Consumers who purchased the recalled soybean sprouts or mungbean sprouts are urged to return them to the place of purchase or discard products. Consumers who have questions should call Kkot Saem Sprouts at (253) 226-7569, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm Pacific time.


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