Some fruits sold at stores including Costco, Walmart recalled over listeria concerns

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BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 05: Organic nectarines lie on display among fruits and vegetables at the Liebherr stand at the 2014 IFA home electronics and appliances trade fair on September 5, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Liebherr was promoting its BioFresh refrigeration technology. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled some fresh fruit sold by several retailers including Walmart and Costco stores due to a possible listeria contamination. 

Jac. Vandenberg has recalled 1,727 cartons of fresh peaches, 1,207 cartons of fresh nectarines, and 365 cartons of fresh plums, according to the recall notice. 

The fruit was 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 larger retailers including ALDI, Costco, Fairway Market, Hannaford, Market Basket, and Walmart. 

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.

There have been no reports of illness at this time. 

Anyone with the recalled fruits is urged to return it to the store for a refund. 

Consumers with questions cant email the company at compliance@jacvandenberg.com. 

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