17 April 2018

Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The FDA is recalling 206 million eggs due to potential salmonella contamination.

According to the FDA, over 206 million eggs have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential contamination of Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. To date, 22 illnesses have been reported in connection with these contaminated eggs.

The recalled eggs have been sold in various restaurants and retail stores, including Walmart and Food Lion, in the following nine states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The affected eggs will have the Julian date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on the side of the carton or package. If you have any of these recalled eggs in your household, immediately discontinue use and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.