Final report of the outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in peaches, plums, & nectarines (November 2023)

The FDA and CDC investigated an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to recalled peaches, plums, and nectarines (stone fruit). As part of this investigation, the FDA initiated an inspection and collected environmental samples from the facility that packed the recalled stone fruit. Two environmental sub-samples collected from the facility were positive for Listeria monocytogenes. WGS analysis confirmed that the strain of Listeria found in the positive sub-samples matched that of Listeria, making people sick in this outbreak. As of January 30, 2024, the CDC announced that the outbreak was over. CDC reports a total of 11 illnesses in seven states. There has been a total of 10 hospitalizations and one death attributed to listeriosis. @

 Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes: Peaches, Plums, & Nectarines
Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes: Peaches, Plums, & Nectarines

FDA’s investigation is complete. CDC declares outbreak over.

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