Whole Foods cites contaminated fruit in recall

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July 24, 2014—Whole Foods Market recalled certain made-in-store food products, because the products contain nectarines, peaches and plums that might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in individuals who have weakened immune systems.

For a list of affected products and UPCs, go to Food and Drug Administration’s website.

The recalled products were sold at Whole Foods stores in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and District of Columbia. No illnesses were reported. Consumers should discard the recalled products and bring their receipt to a Whole Foods store for a full refund.

To get more information, consumers may call Whole Foods at 512/477-5566 ext. 20060 Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT.