Sliced ​​Mushrooms Sold in Ontario and Quebec Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

The sliced ​​mushrooms sold at Metro Brands locations are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination.

Health Canada is telling customers to stop using certain batches of Carleton Mushroom mushrooms.

The recall includes unbranded sliced ​​white mushrooms sold at Metro Brands locations, Carleton brand sliced ​​organic white sliced ​​white mushrooms, Carleton brand sliced ​​cremini mushrooms and PC Organics white sliced ​​mushrooms, says Health Canada .

Several batches of Carleton Musroom brand sliced ​​mushrooms are being recalled in Ontario and Quebec after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency warned of possible listeria contamination.

According to Health Canada, recalled products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec, and may have been distributed to other provinces and territories

The mushrooms were sold in packages of 227 grams. Almost all mushrooms have an expiration date of November 8. Unbranded sliced ​​white mushrooms have an expiration date of October 25.

The health agency is urging people to check their refrigerators for the recalled items.

Consumers can throw away the mushrooms or return them to the store where they were purchased.

There have been no reports of product-related illness, but even if food looks and smells good, food contaminated with listeria can make you seriously ill.

Symptoms of listeria poisoning It can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and a stiff neck.

The most vulnerable are pregnant women, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems. For pregnant women, listeria is known to lead to premature labor, newborn infection, or even stillbirth.

Some serious cases of listeria poisoning have been fatal.

The recall was triggered by test results from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

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