Fruit Recall January 2019 –
Jac. Vanderberk Inc has recalled 1,727 cartons of Fresh Peaches, 1,208 cartons of Fresh Nectarines and 365 cartons of Fresh Plums due to the potential contamination of Listeria monocytoneges. This is a serious, sometimes fatal organism that can cause infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people will have short-term side effects, but this can cause miscarriages in pregnant women.
Details of the Fruit Recall
The Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines and Fresh Plums were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia through small retail establishments and the following select retail stores:
The peaches and nectarines are sold as a bulk retail produce item with PLU sticker (PLU# 4044, 3035, 4378) showing the country of origin of Chile. The peaches, nectarines and plums sold at ALDI are packaged in a 2-pound bag with the brand Rio Duero, EAN# 7804650090281, 7804650090298, 7804650090304. The nectarines sold at Costco are packaged in a 4-pound plastic clamshell with the brand Rio Duero, EAN# 7804650090212.
What to Do
Consumers who have purchased Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines and Fresh Plums are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at [email protected].
You can view the full press release from Jac. Vanderberk Inc here
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