Fruit Recalled For Deadly Listeria Outbreak Sold In North Carolina
Check your freezers immediately if you made these purchases. Fruit recalled for deadly listeria outbreak was sold in some stores in North Carolina. Many people stocked up on some of these food items in preparation for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
According to WRAL in Raleigh, plums and nectarines often featured in holiday recipes are part of the recall. Peaches, plums and nectarines sold at Walmart, Sam’s Club, Sprout’s Farmers Market and Aldi could be in freezers right now and should be thrown out. Pay particular attention to the dates May 1 2022 through November 15 2022. Those fruits sold from May 1 2023 to November 15 2023 could also be contaminated and should be thrown out.
The fruit was reportedly sold individually as well as in bags. According to WRAL, “The fruit was also sold in HMC Farms-branded bags and Signature Farms bags labeled with 6359 printed on a white sticker on the bag.” All of these products have been removed from the shelves but U.S. Food and Drug officials are concerned some of the fruit may still be in freezers.
One person has lost their life due to the listeria outbreak and others have been sick. To learn more details about the fruit recalled for the deadly listeria outbreak, get details from the FDA right here.