Over 200 Million Eggs Recalled Due To Salmonella Concerns

Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs sickens dozens across several states

A salmonella outbreak traced to eggs sold under several different brands across multiple states continues to grow, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Twelve more people have gotten sick since the last update on April 16, bringing the total to 35 across nine states.

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Eleven people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. 

Last month, the Publix store brand egg production company, Cal-Maine Foods Inc., announced it would recall 23,400 egg packages, WSB reported.

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The eggs were produced by Rose Acre Farms, which has issued a voluntary recall of more than 200,000 eggs. 

The cases were reported in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. 

These eggs were sold under multiple brand names, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms, Publix, Sunshine Farms and Sunups.

The CDC advises you should:

  • Throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.
  • Wash and sanitize drawers or shelves in refrigerators where recalled eggs were stored.
  • Follow these five steps to clean your refrigerator.

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