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Recall -- Firm Press Release


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Los Angeles Calco, Inc. Recalls Alfalfa Sprouts Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination


Yue-Shen Hsiao 
Tel:  626-930-1988


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 23, 2009 -- Los Angeles Calco of Arcadia, CA is recalling their Los Angeles Calco brand of Alfalfa sprouts because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Product was distributed to three cash and carry wholesalers in California:

Brostoff Celle.  1601 E Olympic Blvd # 505, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Tel: 213-623-5263
Banana Company :  1601 E Olympic Blvd. # 325, Los Angeles, CA 90021 
Tel: 213-327-2188
Ingardia  :  2120 Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 90021
Tel: 949-645-1365

Products are packaged in 4 ounce, clear flexible clam-shell plastic containers. Containers are 4 x 4 x 4 inches cubic plastic boxes and have perforated bottom (9 holes, about 1/4 inch in diameter each).

Products have the label on top with characters in green, identifying the product by the name: Alfalfa Sprouts, and name and address of Distributor (Los Angeles Calco, Inc.), and Sell By Dates: April 23, 2009 and May 2, 2009..  


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