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Champ’s Mushrooms and President’s Choice brand sliced mushroom products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

 

Ottawa, June 16, 2015 – The food recall warning issued on June 7, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Champ’s Mushrooms is recalling sliced mushroom products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

president-s-choice-recalled-mushroomsCheck to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

20150616a_1434505625141_engWho is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Affected products

  • Champ’s Mushrooms – Sliced Crimini Mushrooms
    200 g
    160 S4189
    6 78286 99933 4
  • Champ’s Mushrooms – Sliced Crimini Mushrooms
    227 g
    2015 JN 18
    6 78286 88877 5
  • President’s Choice – Cremini Sliced Mushrooms
    454 g
    2015 JN 18
    0 60383 05940 8

 

 

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