Skip to comments.Fruit sold at Costco, Walmart, Aldi and other stores nationwide is recalled
Posted on 01/28/2019 7:07:22 PM PST by Califreak
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Jac. Vandenberg is recalling 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines and 365 cartons of plums because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The fresh peaches, nectarines and plums were sold at Aldi, Costco, Fairway Market, Hannaford, Market Basket and Walmart nationwide.
Some of the peaches and nectarines were sold as bulk items and have a PLU sticker with the numbers 4044, 3035 or 4378. The Aldi peaches and plums were sold in two-pound bags with brand Rio Duero, EAN numbers 7804650090281, 7804650090298 or 7804650090304. Costco sold nectarines in a four-pound plastic clamshells marked as Rio Duero EAN number 7804650090212.
The fruits were shipped to stores in these states:
Alabama California Georgia Illinois Kentucky Maine Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi New Jersey New York North Carolina Pennsylvania South Carolina Tennessee West Virginia Virginia Consumers can return impacted fruit to the store of purchase for a full refund and also contact the company with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
While no illness have been reported, listeria bacteria can cause a fatal listeriosis infection in the elderly, newborns and people with weakened immune systems.
Pregnant women exposed to the germ normally don't experience serious symptoms, but they can pass it to their babies, which can sicken them or be fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Peaches are too fuzzy to eat.
Unless I missed it, the article doesn’t mention the source country(s) of the fruit.
Um, don’t you wash fruit because of this kind of possibility?
I don’t remember it being this bad when the illegals came here to pick fruit and weren’t interested in a free ride on the America Love Boat, Pinata.
Appears to be Chile.
Fruits, veggies, and tops of cans.
All get washed. Or in the case of mushrooms, gently wiped with a damp paper towel.
I guess they don’t want to mention the country of origin?
I’ve considered buying peaches, nectarines and plums over the last few weeks but then looked at the country of origin. I am always hesitant about fruits and vegetables from other nations.
I will buy fruits and vegetables from foreign nations if there are little or no options available in the USA — bananas, avocados, limes, and maybe a few others. I prefer it not be for close to 3rd world nations too.
I had a prolific peach tree in my back yard. It was okay, but when my power lawn mower blades hit a peach pit you’d thin a gun had fired.
Appears to be Chile.
With -60 degree Chicago wind chill and bad low temperatures all over the upper United States I agree it is chilly.
Looks like it’s from Chile per the link upthread.
Peaches are my favorite but I got this weird feeling I shouldn’t buy any.....
Most likely South America.
Yeah, what’s this Polish Vortex I’ve been hearing about?
Does ANYTHING from South of the Border not carry cooties? Okay, Chile?
Okay. I thought the ones I passed on in the store were from Chili. Seems we’re getting more and more fruit from Chili.
Its really the Siberian Clipper. Ha!
Just cook it... make pies and cobbler.
I figured that’s where it was from at this time of year.
“Peaches are too fuzzy to eat.”
You don’t shave them?
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