Jac. Vandenberg Inc., Yonkers, N.Y., is recalling cartons of Chilean peaches, nectarines and plums shipped to retailers in 18 states for Listeria monocytogenes concerns.
The company announced the recall in a Jan. 24 notice on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. There have been no illnesses reported in connection with the recall.
Listeria was detected on packed fruit during a routine sampling program in a packinghouse, according to the notice. Jac. Vandenberg is working with the FDA on the investigation into the source of the listeria, and has stopped distributing the stone fruit, according to the recall notice.
The recall involves 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines and 365 cartons of plums.
The fruit was shipped to Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia.
The fruit was sent to small retail establishments and these larger stores:
- Aldi — Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia (nectarines, peaches and plums);
- Costco — California (nectarines);
- Fairway Market — New York (nectarines and peaches);
- Hannaford — Maine (peaches);
- Market Basket — Massachusetts (nectarines and peaches); and
- WalMart — Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia (nectarines); and Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (peaches).