Update: Utopia Foods Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Over Listeria Contamination
Utopia Foods Inc. is recalling its 200g packages of “Enoki Mushrooms” [4.], which were imported from China and distributed throughout the United States because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled mushrooms were sold in a 200g, clear, and blue plastic package with the brand name “Utopia” and barcode# 8928918610017 marked on the packaging. Affected products were distributed nationwide in produce wholesale companies.
The problem was identified through a routine sampling performed in Missouri, which revealed the presence of Listeria in the 200g packages of Utopia Enoki Mushrooms.
If you purchased any Enoki mushrooms that are affected by this recall, you should not eat them, and either throw them away or return them to the point of purchase for a refund.
This recall began on December 13, 2022.
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4 Deaths, and 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. If you developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating any of the recalled products, you should contact your doctor immediately.
Green Day Produce Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Over Listeria Contamination
Vernon, CA-based Green Day Produce, Inc., is recalling 200g/ 7.05oz packages of ENOKI MUSHROOM  which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected product was distributed nationwide to distributors and retail stores from September 2022 - October 2022.
The recalled Enoki Mushrooms were sold in a clear plastic package with the words “Enoki Mushroom” in the front and Green Day Produce, Inc. in the back. The UPC is 16430-69080 and is located on the back side of the package.
Green Day Produce initiated this recall after a retail sample was collected by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and revealed the presence of Listeria in 200g/7.05 oz. packages of Enoki mushrooms.
This recall began on November 17, 2022.
Global Fresh Marketing Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria Contamination
WiseTrade Corporation is recalling Global Fresh Marketing brand enoki mushrooms which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall affects all WiseTrade Corporation's cases of 200g/7.05oz packages of ENOKI MUSHROOM (A product of Korea).
Affected products were sold in a 200g/7.05oz clear plastic package with the following description “Global Fresh Marketing Enoki Mushrooms” in the front and back Wisetrade Corporation Irvine, CA 92618. The UPC is 809728-95012 on the back side of the package.
The recalled mushrooms were distributed in California to produce distributors or wholesalers for further distribution to retail stores.
This recall began on March 23, 2022.
Concord Farms Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria
Vernon, California-based Concord Farms is recalling Enoki mushrooms distributed from California to retail stores through produce distributors for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled mushrooms are packaged in black, yellow, and transparent plastic packaging, with the “Concord Farms” logo above “fresh enoki mushrooms”. This recall began on May 29, 2021.
Guan's Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria Contamination
Guan’s Mushroom Co. is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (A product of China)  over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled mushrooms were sold in a 200g/7.05ounces, clear plastic package with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean, and French, and Guan’s logo on the front.
The UPC 810023170303 is located on the back of the package. The product code, RY3428A or RY3434A, is on the front bottom. The recalled products were distributed from CA, NY, and PA through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores nationwide. This recall began on April 20, 2021.
H&C Food Inc. Enoki Mushrooms Recall
H&C Food Inc. is recalling 7.05 OZ (200 G) of 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 (a 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 on the front. The UPC 859267007013 and package code 14-1 are on the back of the packaging.
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