Farm Fresh Produce LLC of Vernon, CA, is recalling all of their 14.11 ounce packages of “TWA Agriculture Mixed Mushrooms” because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Routine testing by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 14.11 ounce packages of “TWA Agriculture Mixed Mushrooms.”
The recalled mushrooms have been distributed to retail stores nationwide.
- The product comes in a 14.11 ounce, clear plastic package marked with UPC6957937481850.
As of the posting of this recall, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.
The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue to investigate the source of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any recalled product and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled product should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.
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