THE HILL – Asian food importer Thai Phat Wholesalers is pausing the sale of four types of its “Three Coins Dried Mushrooms” in 15 states including Maryland and Virginia.
The products have been recalled after the Maryland Department of Heath conducted a routine test on the product and found the bacteria in packages. [Package labeling reveals the offending product is imported from Vietnam.]
Everyone who has purchased a type of “Three Coins Dried Mushrooms” should return the product for a full refund.
So far, no cases of illness from eating any of the “Three Coins Dried Mushrooms” have been reported but Thai Phat is urging people to not purchase the product or replace purchased packages for a full refund … READ MORE.
Enoki Mushrooms from China recalled in Canada after testing finds Listeria
By News Desk on September 1, 2022
FOOD SAFETY NEWS – WK Produce is recalling Enoki Mushrooms because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Canada.
- Brand: None
- Recalled product: Enoki Mushroom
- Product Size: 150 g
- UPC Codes: 6 950319 388884
- All units sold up to and including August 31, 2022
As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Consumers should not consume, serve, use, sell or distribute recalled products. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
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Yumei Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Catfish Products Imported from China – FSIS Announcement
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2022 – Yumei Foods USA, Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,370 pounds of imported Siluriformes [catfish] products.
The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export processed Siluriformes products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following products are subject to recall, regardless of the product date [View Labels]:
- 13.051 oz. (370g) plastic packages containing “FISH FILLET WITH SPICY SOUP” Freeze Dried Technology Fish. No Preservative.
12.35 oz. (350g) plastic packages containing “FISH FILLET WITH PICKLED SOUP” Freeze Dried Technology Fish. No Preservative.
- The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and wholesale locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered during a routine FSIS surveillance activity of imported products. China is eligible to import raw Siluriformes products into the United States, but not processed or ready to eat Siluriformes products.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that consumers may still be in possession of the product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jiazhuo Xie, Owner, Yumei Foods USA, Inc., at 626-270-5010.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to [email protected]. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/. SOURCE.