Golden Mushroom brand enoki mushrooms are under recall after government testing showed contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The implicated mushrooms were distributed in Ontario and possibly nationwide in Canada, according to the recall notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
The agency is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. It is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace. No illnesses have been confirmed in relation to the recalled mushrooms.
Consumers can use the following information to determine whether they have the mushrooms in their homes. There isn’t any date information on the packaging.
|Golden Mushroom||Enoki Mushroom||200 g||8 809201 000039||CE 04 7D|
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 recalledmushroomsand 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 products 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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