September 24, 2020 — Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. recalled black mushrooms that were distributed to restaurants in Texas due to a risk of Salmonella.
At least 41 people in 10 states (not including Texas) were infected with Salmonella Stanley after eating the mushrooms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Several victims said they ate ramen containing wood ear mushrooms before falling ill.
The recall involves Shirakiku® Black Fungus. The product is an imported dried black mushroom from China. It is also called Kikurage, Black Wood Ear Mushrooms, or Black Fungus.
In the U.S., black mushrooms are commonly used as toppings on bowls of ramen noodle soup.
The recall involves 5-pound packages of Black Fungus (Kikurage), Item #60403, UPC Code 00074410604035, and Lot Code 60403.
No illnesses were reported. The recall was issued after the California Department of Public Health found Salmonella in the product.
The mushrooms were distributed to restaurants in Texas, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.
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