Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Nationwide Egg Recall - Salmonella Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 13, 2010 - The following statement was released by officials of Wright County Egg regarding the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) on-farm records review and egg testing for Salmonella.

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 distribute nationwide.

Eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps
. Eggs are packed in varying sizes of cartons (6-egg cartons, dozen egg cartons, 18-egg cartons) with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413 and 1946. Dates and codes can be found stamped on the end of the egg carton. The plant number begins with the letter P and then the number. The Julian date follows the plant number, for example: P-1946 223.

You can find the rest of this Press Release at this FDA link which includes details to help you determine whether the eggs in your fridge are subject to this voluntary recall.

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1 comment:

JeanC said...

Luckily the eggs sold in the stores here come from a place in Washington State, so I at east don't have to worry.

I was reading that this company has had problems before regarding the safety of their eggs.

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