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Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens
to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less

Los Angeles Times, by Jenn Harris

Original Article

Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/22/2014 8:59:07 PM

California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe´s, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any illnesses at this time.Wawona Packing Co. in Cutler, Calif., has recalled specific lots of whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots. The products were packaged between June 1 and July 12. A full list of the products can be found online.The company has listed specific packages as being affected, but does not know exactly where in

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This is a voluntary recall by the packer based on testing done at their plant. There are no reports that anyone was made ill by the fruit.

There are links to lists in the article, along with detailed information on the packaging for the various stores.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/22/2014 9:03:53 PM     (No. 9936067)

Here is the link to the recalled product information - codes, dates, and even photos of the packages and their labels and cartons.

http://www.wawonapacking.com/VoluntaryRecall-07192014.pdf

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 7/22/2014 9:07:58 PM     (No. 9936070)

Looks like a very responsible approach and it didn´t take government involvement.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 7/22/2014 10:49:25 PM     (No. 9936146)

A food store named Ralphs?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/22/2014 10:51:42 PM     (No. 9936147)

Re #3, yes. For years. Quite a good one.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/22/2014 11:10:29 PM     (No. 9936160)

Dang! And I just ate my last two nectarines from Kroger. Now what?

Good thing I have V.A. medical coverage. Had me worried there for a minute.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/23/2014 12:09:26 AM     (No. 9936198)

Thank goodness they didn´t say "fruits"

If you sign up at the FDA web site, you would be amazed by the amount of medical and food recalls every week.

Hand washing saves lives.



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