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Eggs recalled over salmonella fears sold in Virginia

Eggs recalled over salmonella fears sold in Virginia

IN farmers have issued a warning after at least 22 people have fallen ill.

At least 22 illnesses to date have been traced back to the North Carolina farm that produces 2.3 million shell eggs a day from 3.0 million laying hens. The FDA, urges you to stop using the recalled eggs right away and return them to the store you bought them from for a full refund.

Health officials discovered the possible outbreak after reports of illnesses from consumers living on the East Coast.

A farm based out of IN has voluntarily recalled more than 200 million eggs Saturday because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella, according to the Food and Drug Administration.




The eggs went to stores and restaurants in Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Colorado and West Virginia.

"Consumers with these eggs shouldn't eat them", FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted.

Salmonella causes serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.

The affected eggs are sold under the following brands: Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Loose, Nelms, Caffle House Loose, Crystal Farms, Coburn Farms, Shunshine Farms, Glenview and Great Value. The eggs were also distributed to several restaurant chains. Symptoms and risks of Salmonella infection Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps.