Jan Fruits Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria, Again

For the third time in 12 months, Jan Fruits enoki mushrooms have been recalled for Listeria. The recall includes “Taiwan Best Quality Enoki Natural Mushroom” with the listed manufacturer: Changhua County Mushrooms Production Cooperative.” These mushrooms were sold at retail stores in California and Hawaii. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can cause severe illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages, stillbirth, and premature delivery.

Did You Get a Listeria infection from Enoki Mushrooms?

Symptoms of a Listeria infection, which include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, usually appear within 24 hours of exposure but can take as long as 70 days to develop. At the time of the recall, the company said it was not aware of any illnesses associated with the product.

The recalled mushrooms have the following product information:

  • Taiwan Best Quality Enoki Natural Mushroom
  • Listed manufacturer: Changhua County Mushrooms Production Cooperative.”
  • 200g/7.05oz clear plastic packages
  • UPC 8 51084 00835 8 on the back side of the package
  • Lot Code #3779 outside of box

The problem was discovered during routine sampling by the State of Hawaii. The company has stopped production and distribution of the product.

In 2022, Jan Fruits enoki mushrooms were recalled in February and in March.

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Category: Food Poisoning, Listeria
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