Update: Guan’s Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria Contamination
Commerce, California-based Guan’s Mushroom Co. is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were distributed to retail stores nationwide from California, New York and Pennsylvania through produce distributors or wholesalers. The recall was initiated after routine testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in a 200g package of Enoki.
What’s the Problem?
The 4 deaths and 30 hospitalizations were linked to enoki mushrooms from Sung Hong Foods, according to an FDA Recall Notice. Fatalities occurred in California, Hawaii and New Jersey; 6 cases involved pregnant women, 2 of whom miscarried.
The recalled mushrooms feature the UPC 7 426852 625810, and were packaged in white cardboard boxes (7.05 oz/200g), FDA said. Affected products were labeled with the following brand names: Asian Supermarket, J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermarket, Galleria Market. The mushrooms were distributed in California, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, and Florida.
On April 7, 2020, Commerce, California-based H&C Food Inc. issued a recall for its enoki mushrooms, which were distributed to New York, Maryland and Virginia through Great Wall Supermarkets from February 15, 2020, to March 5, 2020. The recalled mushrooms were sold in clear plastic packaging with a green label, UPC#831211204181, 25 packs/ net weight 5 kg per carton. The company name, “H&C Food Inc.,” is printed on the back of the packaging.
Guan’s Mushroom Co., also based in Commerce, CA., recalled all cases of its 200g/7.05 ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) on 3/23/20. 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 859267007013 and package code 14-1 are on the back of the packaging.
Do I Have an Enoki Mushrooms Class Action Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Enoki Mushrooms Class Action Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating enoki mushrooms, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.