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Fruit Recall Affects West Virginia Retailers

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West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture, Walt Helmrick is warning consumers to be on the lookout for fruit recalled by Wawona Packing Company, of Cutler, Calif.

After a routine sampling, the company detected Listeria monocytogenes on some of the fruit. “Consumers should be especially cautious if they might have affected products that predate the actual recall,” said Commissioner Helmrick.

Products in this recall are lots of whole peaches, both white and yellow, nectarines, plums, and pluots packed between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014. Some affected stores in West Virginia includes, Sam’s Club and Kroger locations.

No illnesses have been linked to this recall, but Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

To identify the recalled products, head to this website.


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