The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Jan Fruits Inc. of Vernon, Ca. is recalling all its cases of 200g/7.05oz packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of Taiwan) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious, sometimes fatal, infections for young children or others with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of Listeria infection include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The product was distributed throughout retail stores in California and Hawaii. WIC families who purchased Enoki Mushrooms should check for the following description and return the package to the place of purchase.
- Description: Taiwan Best Quality Enoki Natural Mushroom
- Size: 200g/7.05oz clear plastic package
- Manufacturer: Changhua County Mushrooms Production Cooperative
- “Premium” (printed in green letters) with two QR scan codes
- UPC: 8 51084 00835 8
- Lot Code: 3779
Consumers with questions could visit the FDA website or contact Jans Fruit Inc. at 323-923-2879 Ext. 3, between Monday – Friday from 7:00am – 3:00pm.