April 17, 2020: Homestead Creamery Issues Recall for Unsalted Butter

Homestead Creamery Unsalted Butter Recall News – Homestead Creamery Inc of Wirtz, VA has issued a recall for its unsalted butter due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination.

Homestead Creamery Unsalted Butter Recall Information

On April 17, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published Homestead Creamery’s April 1, 2020 recall announcement as to its unsalted butter. The recalled unsalted butter was distributed via Homestead Creamery’s home delivery service, retail stores, and distribution partners.

The affected unsalted butter comes in half pound, plastic packages marked with an expiration date of 04/30.

The possible Listeria contamination was revealed during testing by Homestead Creamery. The production of Homestead Creamery’s unsalted butter has been suspended while the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services continue to investigate the source of the issue.

Consumers who have purchased Homestead Creamery’s unsalted butter with the 04/30 expiration date are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes, is a type of bacterium that 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 (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Please see About Listeria for more information.

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April 7, 2020: H&C Food Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms due to Possible Listeria

H&C Food Inc. Enoki Mushrooms Recall News – H&C Food Inc. (H&C Food) of Brooklyn, NY recalls their enoki mushrooms after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) linked Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) to Green Co., of Korea. H&C Food imports their enoki mushrooms from Green Co.

H&C Food Enoki Mushrooms Recall Information

On April 7, 2020, H&C Food issued a recall for its 7.05oz (200g) enoki mushrooms product. H&C Food’s enoki mushrooms were distributed to New York, Maryland, and Virginia areas through Great Wall Supermarket from February 15th, 2020 to March 5th, 2020.

The enoki mushrooms products come in clear plastic packaging with a green label, UPC#831211204181, 25 packs/net weight, 5kg per carton. The “H&C Food Inc.” company name can be found on the back of the clear plastic packaging.

H&C Food Enoki Mushrooms 7.05oz (200g) Product
Front & Back
(Credit: FDA)

Customers who have purchased 7.05oz (200g) enoki mushrooms from H&C Food, imported from Green Co. in Korea, are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes, is a type of bacterium that 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 (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Please see About Listeria for more information.

Contact The Weinberg Law Firm for a Free Listeria Lawsuit Case Evaluation

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with listeriosis, are awaiting medical confirmation of Listeria food poisoning, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free Listeria Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.

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March 27, 2020: Enoki Mushrooms Recall Update

Enoki Mushrooms Recall Update News – The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing its investigation into enoki mushrooms contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria).

Enoki Mushrooms Recall Update Information

On March 27, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they are working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and state and local partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to enoki mushrooms.

The FDA has recommended that consumers not eat and should check their refrigerators and throw away any recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc. and Guan’s Mushroom Co. because they may be contaminated with Listeria. Consumers, restaurants, retailers, and high risk groups should discard and not eat, sell, or serve enoki mushrooms if they cannot tell where they came from. High risk groups include the elderly, people with weakened immune systems or chronic diseases, and pregnant women and their newborn babies.

Recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc. have a UPC code of: 7 426852 625810. Laboratory analysis of a sample of these Sun Hong Foods Inc.’s enoki mushrooms found the presence of Listeria, and whole genome sequencing analysis of the sample found that the Listeria found in these mushrooms matched the outbreak strain.

Guan’s Mushroom Co. recalled products have a UPC code of: 859267007013 and package code 14-1, while being distributed to retailers and wholesalers in white cardboard boxes with Guan’s logo in green color and code #02473. Boxes #02473 could have been distributed further by the retailers and wholesalers. Whole genome sequencing analysis is currently being conducted to determine if Guan’s Mushroom Co.’s enoki mushrooms are linked to the outbreak.

The FDA has advised it will release more information as it becomes available.

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes, is a type of bacterium that 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 (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Please see About Listeria for more information.

Contact Attorney Eric Weinberg for a Free Listeria Lawsuit Case Evaluation

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with listeriosis, are awaiting medical confirmation of Listeria food poisoning, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free Listeria Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.

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March 23, 2020: Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Mushrooms

Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Mushrooms News – Guan’s Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling its Enoki Mushrooms due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamintation as a result of testing from the State of California.

Guan’s Mushroom Co Recall Information

On March 23, 2020, Guan’s Mushroom Co recalled all cases of its 200g/7.05 ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled Enoki Mushrooms were distributed through produce distributors at retail stores and wholesalers in California, New York, and Pennsylvania.

The Enoki Mushrooms come in 200g/7.05ounces, with clear plastic packaging. The description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean and French, and Guan’s logo is on the front with the UPC code: 859267007013 and package code 14-1 at lower right corner of the back of the packaging.

The product is being shipped in a white cardboard box with 25 pieces of 200g. The box contains Guan’s logo in green and #02473.

Consumers who have purchased the affected Enoki Mushrooms are urged to return them to the point of purchase for a refund.

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes, is a type of bacterium that 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 (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Please see About Listeria for more information.

Contact The Weinberg Law Firm for a Free Listeria Lawsuit Case Evaluation

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with listeriosis, are awaiting medical confirmation of Listeria food poisoning, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free Listeria Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.

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March 10, 2020: Public Health Officials Investigating Mushroom Listeria Outbreak

Health Officials Alert Pubic To Mushroom Listeria Outbreak Investigation

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health officials are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections (listeriosis) linked to eating enoki mushrooms. A total of 36 persons have been infected with Listeria across 17 states.  Thirty hospitalizations and 4 deaths have been reported.

News of the Listeria mushroom outbreak investigation was reported shortly after Sun Hong Foods, Inc. announced a Mushroom Recall for all enoki mushrooms imported from Korea (Republic of Korea), for potential Listeria contamination. The company recalled the product after the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development found that a sample of these mushrooms tested positive for Listeria.

Mushroom Listeria Outbreak Information

On March 10, 2020, the FDA reported the following mushroom Listeria outbreak facts:

  • 36 persons have been infected with Listeria across 17 states. The number of cases by state is as follows: AZ (2), CA (9), FL (2), HI (3), IN (1), KY (1), MA (2), MD (2), MI (1), MO (1), NC (1), NJ (1), NV (1), NY (4), RI (1), TN (1), VA (3).
  • Thirty hospitalizations and 4 deaths have been reported.
  • Illness Onset Date Range: November 23, 2016 – December 13, 2019
  • The Listeria found in the enoki mushrooms distributed by Sun Hong Foods, Inc., was determined, by whole genome sequencing, to be a genetic match to the Listeria outbreak strain when tested by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mushroom Listeria Outbreak – FDA Advice For Consumers                       

The FDA has provided retailers and consumers with advice to follow during the current mushroom Listeria outbreak.

  • “Consumers should not eat the recalled mushrooms, and should also check their refrigerators and throw away any recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc.
  • Restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve recalled enoki mushrooms distributed by Sun Hong Foods, Inc.
  • Consumers, restaurants, retailers, and high risk groups should discard and not eat, sell, or serve enoki mushrooms if they cannot tell where they came from.
  • At this time, high risk groups, including the elderly, people with weakened immune systems or chronic diseases, pregnant women and their newborn babies, should not eat enoki mushrooms from Korea (Republic of Korea), even if they were not part of the Sun Hong Foods, Inc. recall.”

Please see About Listeria to learn more about Listeria and Listeria Food Poisoning.

Mushroom Listeria Outbreak Product Recall Information

Mushroom Listeria Outbreak - Product Recall
Mushroom Listeria Outbreak – Product Recall

On March 9, 2020, Sun Hong Foods, Inc. announced a Mushroom Recall for all enoki mushrooms imported from Korea (Republic of Korea).

Sun Hong Foods, Inc. enoki mushrooms were sold in 7.05 oz / 200 g clear plastic packaging with a green label. Sun Hong Foods, Inc. is labeled on the back of the packaging underneath the bar code, and bear the UPC code: 7 426852 625810.

The recalled mushrooms were sold to distributors in California, Florida, Illinois, Oregon, and Texas, and to the following retailers: J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermarket, and Galleria Market. The product could have been distributed further, reaching additional states and retail locations.

Please see Mushroom Listeria Outbreak and Recall for FDA notice.

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If you or a loved one are diagnosed with listeriosis, are awaiting medical confirmation of Listeria food poisoning, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free Listeria Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.

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