Concord Farms has issued a Listeria recall for enoki mushrooms. These products were imported from Korea and distributed to retail stores in California. This is one of several ongoing Listeria recalls for enoki mushrooms.
Consumers who have recently purchased enoki mushrooms should check all recall information carefully as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Other ongoing enoki mushrooms Listeria recalls include:
- Golden Medal Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria
- Listeria in Enoki Mushrooms from Taiwan Prompts Jan Fruits Recall
The Concord Farms enoki mushrooms now under recall for Listeria risk were packaged in bright blue and transparent plastic packaging with the words “fresh enoki mushrooms” and the following information:
- 5.25oz (150g) packages
- UPC barcode number 001958939091
- Lot code 045633
Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, muscle aches nausea, vomiting, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. These symptoms can take as long as 70 days to develop. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.
The problem was discovered by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) which collected the product from a store and tested it. Distribution of the product has been suspended.
At the time of the recall, the company was unaware of any illnesses associated with the product. However, symptoms of a Listeria infection can take as long as 70 days to develop.
This is not the first time Concord Farms has issued a Listeria recall for enoki mushrooms.
2021 Concord Farms Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall
On May 28, 2021, Concord Farms of Vernon, CA issued a Listeria recall for enoki mushrooms. imported from Korea. The recalled Concord Farms enoki mushrooms were sold in 5.3-oz and 7-oz sizes in black and yellow transparent plastic with the Conford Farms logo appearing above the description “fresh enoki mushrooms.”