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Variety of Red Clover sprouts recalled over E. coli concerns

The Chicago Indoor Garden, which sells products containing Red Clover sprouts throughout the midwest, has issued a recall of said products because they contain E. coli 0103. This includes 5 different products distributed to Whole Foods and other popular midwest chains like Coosemans Chicago Inc., Battaglia Distributing, and Living Water Farms. The recalled products have “Best By” dates of December 1, 2019 through March 12, 2020. 


Recalled Products:

Red Clover 4oz. Clamshell

Red Clover 2lb. Boxes

Sprout Salad 6oz. Clamshell

Mixed Greens 4oz. Clamshell

Spring Salad 6oz. Clamshell 


Symptoms of E. coli consumption often include: severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, fever, nausea, and/or vomiting. E. coli symptoms normally manifest after anywhere from a few days, to as many as 9 days following ingestion. If you purchased any of the above recalled products, Chicago Indoor Garden and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that you throw them away or return them to your retailer for a refund.

Chicago Indoor Garden will continue to produce products similar to those recalled, but they’re moving forward with a different Red Clover sprout seed supplier. If you have questions, comments, or concerns you can reach Chicago Indoor Garden MOnday-Friday by phone at 773-772-5858. Their hours of operation are 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

To read the recall in full from the FDA’s website, click here: