4 Deaths, 30 Hospitalizations Linked to Contaminated Enoki Mushrooms
At least 4 people have died and 30 others were hospitalized with symptoms of listeria after eating recalled Enoki Mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, according to CNN. The 4 deaths occurred in California, Hawaii and New Jersey; 6 cases involved pregnant women, 2 of whom miscarried. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says at least 17 states have reported listeria infections associated with Enoki Mushrooms.
“Do not eat, serve, or sell any recalled enoki mushrooms distributed by Sun Hong Foods, Inc.” CDC said.
The case count by state is: Arizona (2), California (9), Florida (2), Hawaii (3), Indiana (1), Kentucky (1), Maryland (2), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (1), Missouri (1), Nevada (1), New Jersey (1), New York (4), North Carolina (1), Rhode Island (1), Tennessee (1), and Virginia (3). Illness onset dates range from November 23, 2016 to December 13, 2019, according to the CDC.
What’s the Problem?
This recall affects all cases of Sung Hong Foods Enoki Mushroom (UPC 7 426852 625810) Net Wt 7.05/200g, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
The recalled mushrooms were packaged in white cardboard boxes (7.05 oz/200g), and may be labeled with the following brand names: Asian Supermarket, J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermarket, Galleria Market. Affected products were distributed in California, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, and Florida.
If you purchased any Enoki Mushrooms that are affected by this recall, you should discard them immediately, even if they look and smell normal, FDA said.
H&C Food Inc. Enoki Mushrooms Recall
H&C Food Inc. is recalling 7.05 OZ (200 G) imported Korean Enoki mushrooms for potential listeria contamination. The recalled mushrooms were distributed to New York, Maryland and Virginia through Great Wall Supermarkets between February 15, 2020, and March 5, 2020.
Guan’s Mushroom Recall
Commerce, California-based Guan’s Mushroom Co. is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05 ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to an FDA Recall Notice. Affected mushrooms were sold in a clear plastic package with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean and French, and Guan’s logo in the front. The UPC code 859267007013 and package code 14-1 are on the back of packaging.
Do I Have an Enoki Mushrooms Lawsuit?
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