200 million eggs recalled for salmonella fears

Galtero Lara
Abril 16, 2018

The farm distributed the eggs to retailers and restaurants in Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.

The Food and Drug Administration says 22 illnesses have been reported in connection to the eggs, so far. The affected eggs should be labelled with plant number P-1065, with a packaging date of 011 through 102 printed on the packaging.

In 2010, more than 550 million table eggs were called from two Iowa egg farms owned by Austin "Jack" DeCoster.

"Consumers with these eggs shouldn't eat them", FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Twitter.

Diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps, about 12 to 72 hours after infection. The FDA, urges you to stop using the recalled eggs right away and return them to the store you bought them from for a full refund.

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Eggs in the Vermont farm were sold to restaurants and also into supermarkets under several new names, including Coburn Farms, State Day Break, Food Lion, Glenview, Excellent worth, Nelms and Sun Shine Farms.

After a salmonella outbreak was traced to a farm in North Carolina, the company that owns the farm has taken measures to recall over 200 million eggs.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling the eggs due to possible contamination with the bacteria.

"The Hyde County farm has never before experienced a recall or serious safety violation", Rose Acre Farms said in an email. "In rare circumstances, infection... can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis". Approximately 206,749,248 eggs are being recalled.

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