Kroger Stops Selling Sprouts

CINCINNATI —  Kroger Co. has stopped selling sprouts because the product has been shown to pose a potential food safety risk. The chain is stopping delivery of sprouts to stores and distribution centers on Monday.

"After a thorough, science-based review, we have decided to voluntarily discontinue selling fresh sprouts," Payton Pruett, Kroger's vice president of food safety, said in a

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