The recall affects frozen cut leaf spinach in 16-ounce bags manufactured by National Frozen Foods of Oregon. Listeria was found in some of the products through random sampling. The products include:
- Sprouts Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, UPC 87487500982, Lot 19031203A03, USE BY 12/03/21.
- Sprouts Frozen Organic Cut Leaf Spinach, UPC 87487500991, Lot 19031203A03, USE BY 12/03/21.
The product was distributed in stores across Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
The company said customers should throw away or return the product to stores for a full refund.
No illnesses have been reported in this recall.
“Sprouts Farmers Market has removed all affected product from its retail stores. In addition, Sprouts is conducting an internal investigation with National Frozen Foods to ensure all food safety standards and being met and enforced,” the company said.