Imported Chilean stonefruit recalled in US due to listeria fears
Stonefruits produced in Chile have been recalled by retailers across the US due to the possibility of listeria contamination. Fresh peaches, nectarines and plums sold at a six major retailers in 18 states are affected. The Food and Drug Administration said the recall from the Yonkers wholesaler includes 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines and 365 cartons of plums. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall, which occurred following a routine sampling by a packing house that found some products contained listeria monocytogenes. The affected peaches and nectarines are sold as a bulk retail produce item with the PLU sticker showing Chile as the country of origin. At Aldi, the recalled peaches, nectarines and plums are packaged in a two-pound bag bearing the Rio Duero label.
Source: Supermarket News