Egg Recall 2010: 228 Million Eggs Recalled For Salmonella...
MYFOXNY.COM - One of the nation's largest egg producers is recalling 228
million eggs after being linked to an outbreak of Salmonella poisoning.
The enters for Disease Control and Prevention said eggs from Wright County
Egg in Galt, Iowa, were linked to several illnesses in Colorado, California and
Minnesota. The CDC said about 200 cases of the strain of salmonella linked to
the eggs were reported weekly during June and July, four times the normal number
of such occurrences.
The nationwide recall involves eggs packaged from May 16 through Aug. 13.
Eggs affected by this recall were distributed to food wholesalers,
distribution centers and foodservice companies in California, Illinois,
Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. These companies
The eggs were packaged under the names Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy,
Ralph's, Boomsma's, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland,
Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemp.
LOOK FOR ONE OF THESE THREE PLANT NUMBERS: P-1026, P-1413, AND P-1946
FOR THE EGG RECALL
The plant number is on the end of the egg carton. If it's stamped with one
of those numbers, check the numbers after it.
If they are between 136 to 225, take the eggs back to the store.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the egg company.
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