FDA Announces Recall on Peaches, Nectarines and Plums

January 28, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a massive recall on peaches, nectarines and plums in markets across the country due to possibly being contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.

The recall covers 1,727 cartons of fresh peaches, 1,207 cartons of fresh nectarines and 365 cartons of fresh plums that was distributed through Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York.

According to the FDA, the fruit was sold in markets in the following states:

Aldi in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. The store sold nectarines, peaches and plums.
 - Costco in California sold nectarines.
 - Fairway Market in New York sold nectarines and peaches.
 - Hannaford in Maine sold peaches.
 - Market Basket in Massachusetts sold nectarines and peaches.
 - Walmart sold nectarines in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. The store sold peaches in Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Consumers that may have purchased the fruit are encouraged to return them to the store where they were bought for a full refund.