4 Grocery Stores Recall Peaches & Plums

Watch out for those plums and peaches: A California packing company has recalled fruit sent to big stores around the country after internal testing revealed possible listeria contamination. The recall affects whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums, and pluots sent to stores, including Costco, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and Wal-Mart, reports CNN. Wawona Packing Company says it’s not aware of any illnesses caused by the foodborne contaminant and it has now fully sanitized all of its facilities.

The recall also includes baked goods from Wegmans Food Markets made using peaches, plums, and nectarines, reports the Los Angeles Times. A full list can be seen here. “By taking the precautionary step of recalling product, we will minimize even the slightest risk to public health, and that is our priority,” the company said in a statement. The CDC says symptoms of listeria include short-term fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

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80 comments

Dianne Dunn
Past Member 1 years ago

Thanks

Jennifer H.
Jennifer H.2 years ago

Yikes. Thanks for sharing.

Jamie Clemons
Jamie Clemons2 years ago

So much for healthy fruits and veggies.

Angela J.
Angela B.2 years ago

Thanks for the heads up

Michele B.
Michele B.2 years ago

noted, thanx.

Val M.
Val M.2 years ago

Noted

Nils Anders Lunde
PlsNoMessage se2 years ago

ty

ERIKA SOMLAI
ERIKA SOMLAI2 years ago

thank you for sharing

Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill2 years ago

Not sure it will help with this but we always wash our produce with Castile soap.

Angela Roquemore
Angela Roquemore2 years ago

Oh-oh.