Rainfield Marketing Group, Inc. of Vernon, CA is recalling all cases of its 150g packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products were distributed to CA, MD, and TX through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores nationwide.
The Enoki comes in a 150g, clear plastic and orange packaging with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English and labeled “Product of Korea” along with “Must be cooked enough for a minimum of 3-10 minutes at 70°C, DO NOT CONSUME RAW”. On the back left of packaging, there is UPC code 085412004020 and below Distributed by Rainfield Marketing Group, on the right a list of Nutrition Facts.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by California Department of Public health revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 150g package of Enoki.
The distribution of the product has been suspended.
Consumers who have purchased 150g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (323) 825-2825. Monday-Friday 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
Company Contact Information
- Rainfield Marketing Group, Inc.
- (323) 825-2825