slicedmushrooms_406x250-300x151Champ’s Sliced Crimini Mushrooms, a product of Canada, are being recalled by the United Salad Co. of Portland, OR, due to potential Listeria contamination. The recalled Champ’s Mushrooms are contained in a 227-gram or 8-ounce package with a UPC number of 6 78286 88877 5.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

More healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product to date.

The recalled mushrooms were distributed to retailers and supermarkets on June 13 and 14 in Oregon and Washington. Each individual container does not have a code date; however, the product’s average shelf life is 10 days.

The affected Sliced Crimini Mushrooms were recalled by the Portland company’s supplier, Champ’s Mushrooms in Canada.