March 9, 2020: Mushroom Recall Announced For Potential Listeria Contamination

Mushroom Recall Announced

Enoki Mushroom Recall – Sun Hong Foods, Inc. of  Montebello, California is recalling all cases of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) Net Wt 7.05/200g because the mushrooms may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen,  Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria). Listeria is a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to eat the recalled mushrooms even if the product does not look or smell spoiled.

Listeria Mushroom Recall Product Information

Front of Enoki Mushroom Packaging

Product covered by the Mushroom Recall was distributed to California, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, and Florida.

Stores that may carry the recalled Sun Hong Foods’ mushrooms include: (Asian Supermarket), J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermarket, and Galleria Market.

Sun Hong Foods provided the following mushroom recall product information:

  • Enoki mushrooms are packaged in a White Cardboard Box, inside has 25 count of 200g.
  • Enoki mushrooms are white, with long stems and small caps. They’re usually sold in clusters. The affected products are sold in clear plastic bags with green panels: labeling in front of packaging will have 4 characters in korean, Enoki Mushrooms (orange front), Product of Korea, Net weight 7.05 oz/200g.
  • UPC 7 426852 625810
  • Brand name in back: Sun Hong Foods, Inc
  • Packaging: 7.05 oz/200g
  • Sold under refrigerated conditions

The company stated “Sun Hong Foods became aware of this issue after notification by FDA that samples of the product tested by the State of Michigan were found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.  The company further indicated “We are aware that ill persons who may have consumed the product are under investigation.”

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

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March 4, 2020: CDC Reports Listeria Egg Outbreak Investigation Has Concluded

Listeria Egg Outbreak Update – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the investigation of Listeria infections linked to Almark hard-boiled egg products has concluded. Public health officials are concerned however, that the recalled hard-boiled egg products could still be in refrigerators. Consumers are cautioned that if they have these products at home, do not eat them!

Listeria Egg Outbreak Product Recall Information

The CDC initially alerted the public on December 18, 2019, that epidemiologic and laboratory evidence identified bulk hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, as the likely source of this outbreak.

Almark Foods announced a recall for its hard-boiled and peeled eggs in pails on December 20, 2019. On December 23, 2019, Almark expanded the egg recall to include all hard-boiled eggs produced at the Gainesville, Georgia facility. All recalled products are now past their “best by” dates.

The recalled egg products were sold under more than 30 brand names for foodservice use and for direct sale to consumers. A list of all product recalls related to the Listeria egg outbreak can be found on the FDA Website.

Final Outbreak Information

Listeria egg outbreak cases were reported by five states as follows: FL (1), ME (2), PA (1), SC (2), TX (2). Five hospitalizations and one death in Texas were also reported. Last illness isolation date was December 7, 2019.

The CDC further reported that as of March 4, 2020, this outbreak appears to be over.

Symptoms of Listeria Infection

According to the CDC Listeria infection (listeriosis) may result in the following symptoms:

“• Listeriosis can cause different symptoms, depending on the person and the part of the body affected.

  • Pregnant women typically experience only fever and other flu-like symptoms, such as fatigue and muscle aches. However, infections during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, or life-threatening infection of the newborn.
  • People other than pregnant women: Symptoms can include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions in addition to fever and muscle aches.

• Symptoms for invasive listeriosis usually start 1 to 4 weeks after eating food contaminated with Listeria. Some people have reported symptoms starting as late as 70 days after exposure or as early as the same day of exposure.

• Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. “

For more information, please see About Listeria

Contact Attorney Eric Weinberg for a 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 Listeria Lawsuit case evaluation by contacting The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.

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February 10, 2020: Blendtopia Products, LLC Recalls Frozen Smoothie Products

Blendtopia Products, LLC Frozen Smoothie Recall News – Blendtopia Products, LLC is recalling its frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination.

Blendtopia Products, LLC Frozen Smoothie Recall Information

On February 10, 2020, Blendtopia Products, LLC issued a recall for 29,078 cases of 7 ounce frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits because of a possible Listeria contamination. The potential contamination was discovered through Blendtopia’s quality control process.

The frozen smoothie blends affected include the following Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits:

  • Glow, Detox, Energy, Immunity, and Strength

The impacted products have “Best By” labels of:

  • July 2021, Oct 2021, and Nov 2021

Blendtopia’s frozen smoothie products were distributed nationwide and are also sold at select retailers and through online sales.

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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February 7, 2020: Nuts ‘N More Recalls Plain Peanut Spread due to Possible Listeria

Nuts ‘N More Plain Peanut Spread Recall News – Nuts ‘N More of East Providence, RI has issued a recall for 4,143 jars of its Plain Peanut Spread due to a potential Listeria exposure.

Nuts ‘N More Plain Peanut Spread Recall Information

On February 7, 2020, Nuts ‘N More issued a recall for its Plain Peanut Spread after testing determined that  finished product was potentially exposed to Listeria.  Nuts ‘N More’s Plain Peanut Spread was distributed to locations in Virginia, Arizona, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Alabama and Florida; as well as Canada and the United Kingdom. Please see the below for information regarding the affected product:

  • LOT PB91 (Lot located on the lid);
  • EXP 03/04/2021 (Exp located on the lid); and
  • 16 oz plastic jar.
Credit: FDA

Credit: FDA

Nuts ‘N More has stopped production and distribution of its Plain Peanut Spread as the State of Rhode Island and the company continue their investigation.

Consumers who have purchased Nuts ‘N More Plain Peanut Spread Lot PB91 are urged to return it 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.

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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January 23, 2020: Savannah Food Company, Inc. Recalls Cornbread Dressing and Bread Stuffing Products Due to Potential Listeria Exposure

Savannah Food Company Recall News – Savannah Food Company, Inc. is issuing a recall for types of its Cornbread Dressing and Bread Stuffing that included frozen diced eggs supplied by Almark Foods of Gainesville, GA.  Products containing frozen diced eggs from Almark Foods have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria).

Savannah Food Company Recall Information

On January 21, 2020, Savannah Food Company issued a recall for its Cornbread Dressing and Bread Stuffing products that included diced eggs due to a possible Listeria exposure.  This recall was issued due to a supplier notification that Almark Foods supplied lots of frozen diced eggs potentially contaminated with Listeria.

This recall is taking place due to supplier notification that Almark Foods supplied certain lots of frozen diced egg products which may be contaminated with Listeria and its association with a Listeria foodborne illness outbreak investigation.

Savannah Food Company products were distributed through wholesale distributors to restaurants, delis, cafeterias, and food services in the following states: Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Arkansas.  The affected products were packaged in plastic or aluminum trays.

Product “Use By” dates range from “USE BY 04/2021” to “USE BY 12/2021” which can be located stamped on the package label and side of corrugated case.

Item #    Brand                  Product

39015           Savannah Classics       7 lb. Special Cornbread Dressing

39016           Savannah Classics       7 lb. Classic Cornbread Dressing

39025           Savannah Classics       4.5 lb. Bread Stuffing

39012           Morrison’s                      7 lb. Cornbread Dressing

39010           Morrison’s                     4 lb. Cornbread Dressing

39017           Piccadilly                       2 lb. Cornbread Dressing

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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