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Costco, ALDI, and Walmart Recall Fruit for Listeria Risk

Costco, ALDI, and Walmart Recall Fruit for Listeria Risk

February 4, 2019 — Walmart, ALDI, and Costco have announced recalls for fresh peaches, plums, and nectarines that may be contaminated with Listeria.

The fruit was supplied by Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York, and sold at grocery stores in the following states: Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia.

The recall involves 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines and 365 cartons of plums. The recall was announced after finished products tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes bacteria during a routine sampling program by the packing house.

No illnesses have been reported.

Retail StoresStatesProduct
ALDIAlabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, VirginiaNectarines, Peaches, Plums
CostcoCaliforniaNectarines
Fairway MarketNew YorkNectarines, Peaches
HannafordMainePeaches
Market BasketMassachusettsNectarines, Peaches
WalmartKentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West VirginiaNectarines (MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV), Peaches (KY, NJ, NY, OH, PA, WV)

The peaches and nectarines were sold as a bulk retail produce item with PLU sticker (PLU# 4044, 3035, 4378) showing the country of origin of Chile.

ALDI sold the recalled peaches, nectarines and plums in a 2-pound bag under the brand-name Rio Duero and EAN# 7804650090281, 7804650090298, 7804650090304.

Costco sold the recalled nectarines in a 4-pound plastic clamshell with the brand Rio Duero, EAN# 7804650090212.

Consumers can return the recalled fruit to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at compliance@jacvandenberg.com.

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The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Listeria induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with a Listeria infection after eating recalled nectarines, plums, or peaches that were sold at ALDI, Costco, or Walmart, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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