Indiana Department of Health urges Hoosiers to throw out recalled mushroom infused candies

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A recall has been issued by the manufacturer of Diamond Shruumz brand chocolate bars, cones, and gummies.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is encouraging individuals to not buy, eat, sell, or serve Diamond Shruumz products.

Indiana officials are investigating reports of illnesses possibly associated with eating Diamond Shruumz brand products, which are marketed as containing a proprietary blend of mushrooms.

As of June 24, health officials say there have been 39 total illnesses reported from 20 states with 23 hospitalizations, including three confirmed cases in Indiana.

They add no deaths have been reported.

Individuals who consumed the recalled products reported various severe symptoms including seizures, loss of consciousness, confusion, sleepiness, agitation, abnormal heart rates, changes in blood pressure, nausea, and vomiting.

Officials say Diamond Shruumz brand products can be bought online or at various retail locations nationwide including gas stations, smoke and vape shops, or businesses that sell hemp-derived or CBD products.

Individuals who become ill after consuming these products should seek medical treatment.

You can call the Indiana Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 to report symptoms and seek information.

Callers should specify to Poison Control they've recently consumed Diamond Shruumz brand chocolate bars, cones, or gummies.

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