Harmony Farms of Vernon, CA, is recalling enoki mushrooms, grown in Korea, due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. That is the fourth enoki mushroom recall in current days.
The recalled product was distributed from California to retail shops via produce distributors, in line with the corporate’s recall discover posted by the Meals and Drug Administration. Full distribution particulars relating to what states weren’t offered within the firm discover.
The recall discover didn’t embrace any product expiration info.
Customers can use the next info to find out whether or not they have the recalled enoki mushrooms of their houses. The product is packaged in black, yellow and clear plastic packaging, printed with the “Harmony Farms” emblem above “recent enoki mushrooms.” Enoki mushrooms are white with stringy stems and small white caps. The weights of the recalled merchandise are 5.3-ounce (150-gram) or 7-ounce (200 gram). The UPC barcode numbers are 049995041049.
As of the posting of this recall, no infections have been reported or confirmed. Customers who’ve bought the enoki mushrooms are urged to return them to the place of buy for a full refund.
Customers ought to by no means eat mushrooms uncooked, in line with the corporate’s recall discover. All surfaces, utensils or containers which can be used for getting ready mushrooms must be separated from different meals to keep away from cross-contamination.
About Listeria infections
Meals contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes could not look or odor spoiled however can nonetheless trigger severe and generally life-threatening infections. Anybody who has eaten any recalled mushrooms and developed signs of Listeria an infection ought to search medical therapy and inform their docs in regards to the doable Listeria publicity.
Additionally, anybody who has eaten any of the recalled mushrooms ought to monitor themselves for signs through the coming weeks as a result of it may well take as much as 70 days after publicity to Listeria for signs of listeriosis to develop.
Signs of Listeria an infection can embrace vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, extreme headache, and neck stiffness. Particular laboratory exams are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which may mimic different diseases.
Pregnant girls, the aged, younger kids, and other people reminiscent of most cancers sufferers who’ve weakened immune techniques are significantly vulnerable to severe diseases, life-threatening infections, and different problems. Though contaminated pregnant girls could expertise solely gentle, flu-like signs, their infections can result in untimely supply, an infection of the new child, and even stillbirth.
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