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FOOD SAFETY UPDATE: Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Mushrooms due to Listeria

March 23, 2020

This update does not apply to any Markon First Crop, Ready-Set-Serve, or Markon Essentials products.

Guan’s Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05 ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were distributed from CA, NY, PA in retail stores through produce distributors or wholesalers. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by State of California revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200g package of Enoki. The distribution of the product has been suspended. Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The recalled Enoki Mushrooms come in a 200 g/7.05 ounces, clear plastic package with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean and French, and Guan’s logo in the front. At the back, there are UPC code: 859267007013 and package code 14-1 at lower right corner. The product is being shipped in a white cardboard box with 25 pcs of 200g. The box contains Guan’s logo in green color and #02473.

Consumers with question may contact Guan's Mushroom Co. at 323.223.1188.

For more information, please view the FDA press release.

Markon will update members as more information becomes available.

Lianna Kelly

Food Safety Director

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