Attention fruit-shoppers who’ve been to Costco, Trader Joe’s or Walmart stores recently.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12.
Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Costco, Trader Joe’s, and the Walmart Corp. — which operates Walmart and Sam’s Club stores, have all posted notices about the fruit recall on their websites. The recall is nationwide, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Accordign to the FDA, internal testing at Wawona revealed the potential Listeria contamination and the facility was shut down and sanitized;. But subsequent tests have been negative for the food-borne illness.
“We are aware of no illnesses related to the consumption of these products,” Wawona President Brent Smittcamp said, in a statement.
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