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Enoki mushrooms from Phillips Farms recalled

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  • Recall covers 3.5-ounce packages of enoki mushrooms bearing UPC 33383 67540
  • Mushrooms in clear bags with blue or green graphics; sold from January 13 to 30
  • Early test results show potential listeria contamination; no illnesses reported
  • Listeria can cause flu-like symptoms and sometimes nausea or diarrhea
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(CNN) -- A recall has been issued for enoki mushrooms produced by Phillips Mushroom Farms in Pennsylvania.

The recall covers 3.5-ounce packages of enoki mushrooms bearing UPC 33383 67540.

The mushrooms were packed in clear plastic bags with blue or green graphics and sold from January 13 to 30. Enokis are long, thin white mushrooms, often used in Asian cuisines.

Preliminary test results showed potential listeria contamination, but no illnesses have been reported, according to Phillips Mushroom Farms.

Listeria can cause flu-like symptoms, including fever and muscle aches, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It affects primarily the elderly, pregnant women, newborns and people with weakened immune systems.

Retailers are asked to remove the mushrooms from their shelves, pending further instructions.

Consumers are asked to return the mushrooms to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Visit http://www.phillipsmushroomfarms.com/ or call 800-722-8818 for more information.

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