More victims sickened from salmonella outbreak that led to massive egg recall

More victims sickened from salmonella outbreak that led to massive egg recall

Some of the brands affected by the recall include: Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion store brand, Glenview, Great Value (Walmart), Nelms, Sunshine Farms and the Waffle House restaurant chain.

A salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of 207 million eggs has worsened - with 35 people reported ill in several states, federal health officials said. The cases have been reported in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

The FDA is advising consumers not to eat recalled eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms' Hyde County farm.

Following an investigation by the FDA, the contaminated eggs were linked back to Rose Acre Farms and their facility in North Carolina.

As a result of these findings and discussions between the FDA and the firm, Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled shell eggs from the Hyde County egg farm.

"Illnesses that occurred after March 23, 2018, might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill with Salmonella and when the illness is reported". It is generally contracted from contaminated poultry, meat, eggs and water, and affects the intestinal tract. The last one was in 1990, 28 years ago, that sickened 450 people - and that's two more salmonella outbreaks than your average egg producer has had. These eggs were repackaged and sold under multiple brand names, including Publix and Sunups.

Consumers who have purchased the eggs are urged to immediately discontinue use of the recalled eggs and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. "Sixteen reported eating various egg dishes at different restaurants", said the DCD statement.

Knowing whether to toss out your eggs is unfortunately far less simple than checking the fridge for a box labeled "Rose Acre Farms".

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