Peach Recall: CostCo, BJs, Sam’s Club and Trader Joe’s Affected


If you’ve shopped for fruit recently at Costco, BJ’s, Sam’s Club, Trader Joe’s or other local supermarkets, put down that peach. There’s a peach recall.

According to the FDA, Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, California, is voluntarily recalling certain lots of white and yellow peaches and nectarines, plums and pluots packed between June 1 through July 12 due to a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Wawona Packing Co. recalls fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots

The fruit was shipped directly to wholesalers, so Wawona Packing Company can’t determine which retail stores are selling it. They responded with a nationwide recall.

Healthy people affected by listeria may suffer short-term symptoms like high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. No illnesses have been reported.

To determine if your peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots are on the recall list, follow the links for Wawona Packing Recalled Product List and Photos of Recalled Product LabelsAnyone who has the recalled fruit at home should throw it away.

Consumers with questions may contact Wawona Packing at 1-888-232-9912 or visit


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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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