Trader Joe's recalls fruit for possible Listeria contamination


CHARLOTTE - Trader Joe’s has issued a recall for products in the stone fruit line. Through a release on their website, the company said they have been alerted by their supplier that there is a possibility that some products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The following possibly contaminated products were sold individually between June 2 and July 18:
Organic White Nectarine
Organic Yellow Nectarine
White Nectarine
Yellow Nectarine
Organic Yellow Peach
White Peach
Yellow Peach
Organic Dapple Dandy Plumcot

These products were sold in four-pound boxes between June 2 and July 19, they have Julian date codes of 153 through 193:
Trader Joe's Peaches 4LB Box
Trader Joe's Nectarines 4LB Box

To date, the company said it has not received reports of illness related to these products. In accordance with health and safety standards, and as extreme precaution, all of the potentially affected product has been removed from sale and destroyed.

The company urges customers who have purchased any of these items to not eat them, and to dispose of them or return them to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626-599-3817 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time.