Company recalls fruit due to possible listeria contamination
Fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Cosco, other stores
ORLANDO, Fla. – A California packing company has issued a nationwide recall of several types of fruit out of fears it could be contaminated. Some of that fruit may have ended up in Florida.
The fruit came from the Wawona Packing Company of California and includes nectarines, peaches, and plums. The recall was issued after some of the fruits tested positive for the potentially dangerous Listeria monocytogenes.
The fruit was sold to several stores including Trader Joe's, Sam's Club, Costco and BJ's Wholesale Club, but because the company isn't sure exactly where the fruit ended up, it issued a nationwide recall.
The fruit came through the company's facility from July 1 to July 12. So far, there have been no reports of any illnesses.
Listeria can cause symptoms like headaches, fever, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The bacteria can cause sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly or those with weakened immune systems.
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