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Recall: Company Pulls Peaches, Plums, Nectarines Sold In Kentucky Due To Listeria Fears

Posted at 10:39 AM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 10:39:35-05

(LEX 18) — A New York-based company is recalling nectarines, plums and peaches that were sold at stores in Kentucky, due to possible listeria contamination.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationposted the recall notice by Jac. Vandenberg Inc.

According to the notice, the company was recalling several hundred cartons of fresh fruit that were distributed in 18 states, including Kentucky.

In Kentucky, affected nectarines, peaches and plums were distributed through Aldi stores and peaches also were sold through Walmart in the commonwealth.

The company said no illnesses have been reported that are connected with the recall.

“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 recall said. “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.”