H&C Food branded Enoki Mushroom Recall [US]


H&C Food branded Enoki Mushroom Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: H&C Food Inc. a Brooklyn, New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Enoki Mushrooms from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/WGnR30qwot0

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hc-food-inc-recalls-enoki-mushroom-because-possible-health-risk

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Enoki Mushrooms are subject to this recall:

  • H&C Food branded Enoki Mushrooms, imported from Green Co. of South Korea and sold in a 200 gram (~7.05 ounce), clear plastic bags with the description “Enoki Mushroom” printed in English and Korean, the H&C Food’s logo on the back and a UPC of 831211204181. The recalled Mushrooms were shipped in white cardboard cases each containing 25 individual 200 gram plastic bags for a total case weight of five (5) kilograms.

==> No batch/lot designations, best-before dates or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Enoki Mushroom products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, H&C Food has recalled certain batch/lots of Enoki Mushrooms from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Mushrooms identified above.

The recalled Enoki Mushroom products are known to have been distributed in retail stores in New York, Maryland and Virginia areas through Great Wall Supermarkets between February 15th, 2020 to March 5th, 2020.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Enoki Mushroom products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Mushrooms to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisoning such as Listeriosis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Enoki Mushroom products, please search for “mushrooms” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact H&C Food at 1-718-821-5188, extension 112, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by H&C Food, please search for “H&C” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 12897-2020
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