Sprouts Are Out: Kroger Stops Selling Them Due to Health Risk

Posted on 10/23/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthSo tiny, yet so deadly. That’s the verdict on raw sprouts — from the mung bean sprouts used in Chinese stir-fry dishes to the threadlike alfalfa or clover sprouts often added to sandwiches —which have caused dozens of food poisoning outbreaks in the past two decades. The government’s been trying for 14 years to get growers to do a better job of reducing contamination, but hasn’t been too successful. So finally, retailers are just deciding not to sell the teeny …