Pea sprouts in some restaurants have replaced mung bean and alfalfa sprouts for those who still want to serve some sort of raw sprout.
Turns out they can be contaminated with Listeria.
Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. is recalling GPM brand Pea Shoots from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
GPM Sweet Pea Shoots 230 g 11421 6 84469 00008 7
GPM Pea Shoots 100 g 11421 6 84469 00012 4
GPM Pea Shoots 455 g 11421 6 84469 00018 6
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.