RECALL: Fruit recalled over possible bacterial contamination

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YONKERS, NY (WRGB) A Yonkers fruit distributor is recalling thousands of cartons of peaches, nectarines and plums due to the the possibility of listeria contamination.

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.

  • Aldi: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, recalling nectarines, peaches, and plums
  • Costco in California is recalling nectarines
  • Fairway Market in New York recalling nectarines and peaches
  • Hannaford in Maine is recalling peaches
  • Market Basket in Massachusetts is recalling nectarines and peaches
  • Walmart in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia also have recalled nectarines (MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV) and peaches (KY, NJ, NY, OH, PA, WV)

The peaches and nectarines are sold as a bulk retail produce item with 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.

According to the FDA, there have been no illnesses reported. A routine sampling program discovered the bacteria contamination, triggering the recall

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