Information -FDA Announces Sprout Guidance: What Took so Long?

Food Poisoning Bulletin

After eight multistate food poisoning outbreaks linked to raw sprouts in the past five years, the FDA is finally issued a draft guidance for comments to help sprout operations meet new standards that are designed to keep this product safe. Raw sprouts are often contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, and the damp and warm growing conditions are the perfect medium for bacterial growth.

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