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Asian specialty mushrooms recalled due to Listeria risk

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The Food and Drug Administration issued recall alerts for enoki and seafood variety specialty mushrooms imported from Asia from several companies because of a risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

AMI: Lack of labor causing mushroom shortage

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Retailers are facing fresh mushroom shortages as producers struggle to find labor for their operations, said Rachel Roberts, president of the American Mushroom Institute.

Mushroom Council partners with Food Network for The Blend promotion

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On your TV, in your email, on your favorite websites and social media, within your printed magazines: The Blend will reach more home cooks than ever this spring and summer thanks to a multifaceted marketing partnership the Mushroom Council has engaged in with Food Network.

Golden Medal Mushroom recalls enoki mushrooms

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Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Mushroom Council puts mushrooms on the menu for Earth Month

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April is Earth Month, and the Mushroom Council will be making the most of these 30 important days to remind diners that researchers consider mushrooms “one of the most sustainably produced foods in the United States.”

Mushroom Council elects new officers

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At the February 18 Council virtual meeting, the Mushroom Council elected new officers for 2021.

Mushrooms trending as “next big thing” in 2021

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With 2021 well underway, mushrooms are continuing their annual trend of placing high among annual food and health trend lists.

Mushroom Council wants to ‘feed your immune system’

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Consumer concern for immune health is on the rise and, with the pandemic converging with peak cold and flu season, this month the Mushroom Council has launched the “Feed Your Immune System” education and promotion initiative.

South Mill Champs acquires mushroom processor

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South Mill Champs, one of the largest high-quality mushroom growers in North America, has acquired The Mushroom Company based in Cambridge, MD.

Mushrooms tout five reasons for being a top trending food in 2021

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Make even more room for ‘shrooms in your kitchens. As 2021 approaches, there are multiple signs mushrooms will be one of the top trending foods for the year ahead.