USA – Nationwide recall of organic mushrooms initiated because of Listeria risks

Food Safety News

Although company officials did not report how the contamination was discovered, Marquis Worldwide Speciality Inc. is recalling its organic enoki mushrooms because of concerns about Listeria monocytogenes.

The company in Industry, CA, is warning consumers to throw away the fresh mushrooms even if they don’t look or smell spoiled, according to the firm’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

The recall notice states the product “does not have a clear date of expiration” because “it is a vegetable.” No identifying codes are on the packaging.

Marquis Worldwide Speciality distributed the enoki mushrooms nationwide to produce wholesalers and retailers.

The 200-gram plastic packages that are clear on the top and orange on the bottom. The packages have “Conah Organic enoki mushroom” written on the front of the packages.

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