North Carolina – More than 206 million eggs are being recalled for a potential salmonella contamination. Although the eggs were laid in North Carolina, they were distributed in nine states, including Pennsylvania.
Find the full list at the notice on the FDA’s website.
The eggs were shipped to and sold in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
22 illnesses have been reported so far. Salmonella poisoning can be cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and anyone with a weakened immune system. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Affected brands include Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Nelms, Crystal Farms, Coburn Farms, Sunshine Farms, Glenview, and Great Value (which are sold at Walmart).
The affected eggs are from plant number P-1065 with the Julian date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side of the eggs.
Not all eggs are affected, so check the date and plant number. If you have eggs that might have been contaminated with salmonella, please return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
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