Yonkers, NY-based Jac. Vandenberg Inc. has recalled 1,727 cartons of Fresh Peaches, 1,207 cartons of Fresh Nectarines and 365 cartons of Fresh Plums because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The fresh fruits were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia and Virginia through small retail establishments and retail stores. They include major retailers, such as Costco, Walmart, Market Basket, ALDI, Fairway Market, and Hannaford. The peaches and nectarines are sold as bulk retail produce showing the country of origin of Chile. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem to date. The recall was the result of a routine sampling program by the packing house which revealed that the finished products contained the bacteria. The company has ceased the distribution of the product as FDA and the company continues their investigation as to what caused the problem. https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm629797.htm
Fresh Peaches, Nectarines, and Plums from Chile Recalled due to Potential Contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes
Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York is recalling 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, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.