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.
Retailers are facing fresh mushroom shortages as producers struggle to find labor for their operations, said Rachel Roberts, president of the American Mushroom Institute.
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 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.
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.”
At the February 18 Council virtual meeting, the Mushroom Council elected new officers for 2021.
With 2021 well underway, mushrooms are continuing their annual trend of placing high among annual food and health trend lists.
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, one of the largest high-quality mushroom growers in North America, has acquired The Mushroom Company based in Cambridge, MD.
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.