Reasons for Enoki Mushrooms Must Be Withdrawn from Distribution

Health and Information – Enoki mushroom has recently become the talk of the world community, it is because of some countries there are already exposed to bacteria carried by the fungus.

There are several reasons why enoki mushroom must be withdrawn from circulation:
1. Suspected of being contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes bacteria
The fungus imported from South Korea (South Korea) was found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria and can cause listeriosis.
2. There is a Warning from INFOSAN
The withdrawal and destruction was carried out based on warnings from the International Food Safety Authority Network (INFOSAN) which is a network of international food safety authorities under FAO / WHO through the Indonesia Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (INRASFF) number IN.DS.2020.09.02 on April 15, 2020.
3. There are Extraordinary Events in the United States to Australia
There was an Extraordinary Event in March-April 2020 in the United States, Canada and Australia, which is the result of consuming South Korean enoki mushrooms contaminated with listeria monocytogenes bacteria.
4. These bacteria can make humans die
These bacteria cause listeriosis which has the consequence of illness until death, especially in vulnerable groups, toddlers, pregnant women and seniors.

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