207 Million Eggs Recalled in Expanded Salmonella Outbreak
The multi-state outbreak of Salmonella linked to eggs from Rose Acre Farms has been expanded. Great Value eggs are among those affected.
207 million eggs are being recalled in the expanding outbreak. Federal health officials report that 35 people in 9 states have gotten sick. The CDC announced that at least 11 people have been hospitalized due to complications, but so far, nobody has died. The number of salmonella cases is a dozen more since the first recall notice was issued a month ago.
State and local health officials continue to interview ill people to ask about the foods they ate and other exposures they had before they became ill. 22 of 25 people interviewed reported eating shell eggs. 16 reported eating various egg dishes at different restaurants.
The outbreak is linked to Rose Acre Farms whose infected eggs were sold in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. About 207 million eggs were recalled from the outbreak.
The FDA lists a number of retail outlets that have sold the affected eggs. Those include the Walmart brand, Great Value. To determine whether your eggs are included in the expanded recall, check the FDA recall list.
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