In April 2018, over 200 million eggs were recalled after 23 people were sickened with Salmonella. The recall includes eggs at Waffle House restaurants, Publix, Great Value, and many other popular brand-names.
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UPDATE: FDA Finds Unsanitary Conditions
FDA inspections of Rose Acre Farms in April 2018 found evidence of unsanitary conditions and an ongoing rodent infestation dating back to at least September 2017. FDA inspectors observed:
- Live rodents seen while walking rows
- “More than 10 apparent rodents were observed in the pit staging area, including baby mice”
- “Large flying insects too numerous to count”
- Condensation dripping from ceilings, piping, water “pooling on floors”
200+ Million Eggs Recalled for Salmonella
Rose Acre Farms and Cal-Maine Foods Inc. announced a recall for 207 million eggs due to a risk of contamination with Salmonella. Eggs from the farm tested positive for Salmonella , according to the FDA.
Where Were the Recalled Eggs Sold?
The eggs were sold at Waffle House, other restaurants, and under many brand-names at grocery stores in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
How Many People Were Infected?
Since November 2017, 23 illnesses have been reported in 9 states, according to an update from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on April 16, 2018.
Where Were Illnesses Reported?
Illnesses have been reported in Colorado (1), Florida (2), New Jersey (1), New York (6), North Carolina (4), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (1), Virginia (5), and West Virginia (1). Six victims were hospitalized.
Were My Eggs Recalled?
The recall includes eggs from Waffle House and grocery stores under the following brand-names:
- Coburn Farms
- Country Daybreak
- Food Lion
- Great Value
- Sunshine Farms
The recalled eggs can be identified by plant number P-1065 and the Julian date range of 011 to 102 printed on the carton or package.
Farm Had Evidence of Filth Before Egg Recall
There was evidence of filth at the farm before the massive egg recall. FDA inspections found an ongoing rodent infestation, dirty equipment, a swarm of “large flying insects too numerous to count.”
The unsanitary conditions allowed for the “proliferation and spread of filth and pathogens throughout the facility that could cause the contamination of egg processing equipment and eggs,” according to the FDA.
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Salmonella can cause severe food poisoning, diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. The symptoms usually appear within 72 hours of eating contaminated food, and last for 4-7 days. Salmonella infections can also spread to the bloodstream and cause death.
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