The government says they may be to blame for a salmonella outbreak at Jimmy John's sub shops throughout the Midwest.
The sprouts were also sold in stores. The farm's owner says not one sample of his product taken by health authorities has come back positive for salmonella. But the sprouts are being pulled as a precaution.
Products subject to this recall include: 4 oz. Spicy Sprouts and our 4oz., 1lb., 2lb., & 5lb., Alfalfa Sprouts (all package sizes) with lot codes 348, 350, or 354 or having a "sell by" date of 12/29/10, 12/31/10 and 1/04/11. Additionally, the company is recalling any product containing alfalfa sprouts that remain on the market with the following lot numbers 305 thru 348 or "sell by" dates from 12/16/10 thru 12/29/10.