Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, announced it will stop selling sprouts because of their “potential food safety risk”. It joins retail behemoth Walmart, which stopped selling them way back in 2010.

“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 statement that USA Today got.


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