Champ's Sliced Crimini Mushrooms recalled over listeria fears
Champ's Mushroom brand sliced crimini mushrooms.
Published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:03AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:04AM EDT
OTTAWA -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to eat certain Champ's Mushrooms brand Sliced Crimini Mushrooms that may be contaminated with Listeria.
The Aldergrove, B.C.-based company's mushrooms have a packed-on date of August 10th and have been distributed in British Columbia.
Food contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria may not look or smell spoiled but can cause listeriosis.
Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea.
Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the affected mushrooms