More Than 0 Million Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

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Eggs in which may have been contaminated with salmonella were distributed to nine states, the federal Food as well as Drug Administration said on Friday.

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A company has recalled more than 0 million eggs after an outbreak of salmonella was traced to one of its farms in North Carolina.

The federal Food as well as Drug Administration reported Friday in which eggs through the affected farm were distributed to nine states — Colorado, Florida, brand new Jersey, brand new York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia as well as West Virginia — as well as were likely connected to 22 reported cases of salmonella infections.

The agency learned about a cluster of salmonella outbreaks in multiple states last month, as well as investigators worked with the Centers for Disease Control as well as Prevention as well as state authorities to trace the source of the illness, the F.D.A. said. in which led them to an egg farm in Hyde County, N.C., owned by Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind.

The affected farm has paused its egg distribution as well as the company has voluntarily recalled more than 206 million eggs. The F.D.A. urged consumers to check their purchases as well as avoid eating eggs in which might be contaminated.

Eggs through the North Carolina farm were sold to restaurants as well as in supermarkets under multiple brand names, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms as well as Sunshine Farms.

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