- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fruit sold at Costco, Trader Joe’s, Wal-Mart and Kroger groceries has been subjected to a voluntary recall by the Wawona Packing Co., after authorities found evidence that the produce may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The suspect fruit includes nectarines, peaches, plums and pluots.

“We are aware of no illnesses related to the consumption of these products,” Wawona president Brent Smittcamp said in a statement, CNN reported. “By taking the precautionary step of recalling product, we will minimize even the slightest risk to public health, and that is our priority.”

The affected stores have all posted notices about the recall on their websites.

The Food and Drug Administration said the recall is nationwide, and that consumers should look for stickers that say “SWEET 2 EAT” before buying.

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