New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball has alerted consumers to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in Qilu Enterprises brand “enoki mushrooms,” distributed by Utopia Produce, 83-18 72nd Drive, Glendale, NY. 

This product was distributed in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland, and West Virginia. 

The affected Qilu Enterprises brand “enoki mushrooms” are packaged in 7.05- ounce (200 gram) flexible plastic bags with UPC code 928918-610109.  The product is marked with an expiration notice of “Exp: October 26, 2023.”

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes was found in the product following routine sampling by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, which worked with regulatory partners including the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to remove the product from sale.