RECALL ALERT: Fresh Fruit Sold at ALDI, Costco, & Walmart

Jac. Vandenberg, a fruit distributor located in Yonkers, New York, has issued a recall on 1,727 cartons of Fresh Peaches, 1,207 cartons of Fresh Nectarines, and 365 cartons of Fresh Plums because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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The Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines, and Fresh Plums were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Virginia through small retail establishments and select retail stores, including ALDI, Costco, Hannaford, Walmart, and others.
  • The peaches and nectarines are sold as a bulk retail produce item with a PLU sticker (PLU# 4044, 3035, 4378) showing the country of origin of Chile.
  • The peaches, nectarines, and plums sold at ALDI are packaged in a 2-pound bag with the brand Rio Duero, EAN# 7804650090281, 7804650090298, 7804650090304.
  • The nectarines sold at Costco are packaged in a 4-pound plastic clamshell with the brand Rio Duero, EAN# 7804650090212.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has said that no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. However, consumers who have purchased Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines, and Fresh Plums are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.