BOSTON (WBZ-AM) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled some fruit that may be contaminated with Listeria. Fresh peaches and nectarines have been recalled from Market Basket in Massachusetts.
Fresh peaches have also been recalled from Hannaford in Maine. Fresh peaches, plums, and nectarines have also been recalled from stores across the country.
Listeria monocytogenes “can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems,” the FDA said.
Listeria infection may cause short-term symptoms in healthy individuals but could cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women, according to FDA.
Nectarines and peaches have been recalled from Fairway Market and Walmart in New York.
Peaches have also been recalled at Walmart stores in Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Nectarines have also been recalled at Walmart stores in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Nectarines, Peaches, and plums have been recalled from ALDI in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Nectarines have been recalled from Costco stores in California.