Kroger Stops Selling Sprouts

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced last week that it will stop selling fresh sprouts in all of its 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores because of food safety concerns.

“After a thorough, science-based review, we have decided to voluntarily discontinue selling fresh sprouts,” Kroger’s Vice President of Food Safety Payton Pruett said in a statement. “Sprouts present a unique challenge because pathogens may res

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