Fresh peaches, nectarines and plums sold at Aldi and Walmart stores in New Jersey and several other states are being recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over listeria concerns.

The recall affects over 1,700 cartons of fresh peaches, over 1,200 cartons of fresh nectarines and nearly 400 cartons of fresh plums. So far no illnesses have been reported as of Jan 24.

In their notice, the FDA states, nectarines, peaches, and plums may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is an organism that can cause high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

Listeria can also cause cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children and elderly people, and it can cause miscarriage and stillbirths among pregnant women.

If you have purchased fresh peaches, nectarines, or plums from Walmart and Aldi, you can return them to the store for a full refund.

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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