Multi-State Mushroom Salmonella Outbreak (Connecticut is on the list.)

The product was distributed to restaurants in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and British Columbia in Canada.

Wood ear mushrooms are used mostly in Chinese cooking and are commonly used to make hot and sour soup.

Wismettac said they have issued a voluntary recall of the mushrooms, which were sold in five-pound bags labeled as "Shirakiku brand Black Fungus (Kikurage)" with a UPC code 00074410604305.

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