Alfalfa sprouts recalled over salmonella concerns

Raw alfalfa sprouts sold to foodservice and retail are being voluntarily recalled by Caldwell Fresh Foods because of “links” to a 10-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport illness, the Food and Drug Administration said.

The Silver Spring-based FDA said the outbreak has hospitalized six people among the 22 stricken since March 1 by the same strain of salmonella. Eleven illnesses have been reported in California, two have been reported by both Nevada and Wisconsin and that th

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