Friday, 20 Apr 2018
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More than 200 million eggs removed from the market due to salmonellosis

More than 200 million hen’s eggs have been removed due to possible contamination by Salmonella. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, for its acronym in English ), the company Rose Acre Farms , of Seymour, Indiana, began the voluntary recall of 206,749,248 eggs, as they could potentially be contaminated by Salmonella Braenderup , better known as salmonellosis. Salmonellosis causes serious, even fatal, infections in children, older adults, and others with weakened immune systems. #Salmonella is 1 of 4 key global causes of diarrhoeal diseases https://t.co/S6YRnJyu9R #SafeFood pic.twitter.com/rJnD4eGpar – WHO (@WHO) December 25, 2016 In healthy individuals, the body can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The eggs were produced at the Rose Acre farm in Hyde County, North Carolina, and sold in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Florida, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina. This facility has three million laying hens and an inspector from the Department of farming of the United States daily. The affected eggs reached the consumers through its sale in supermarkets , stores and by direct delivery in restaurants . Some of these lots belong to the brand ” Great Value ” from Walmart . The FDA has reports of 22 sick people so far. #FoodSafety questions? Call our food safety experts-888-SAFE-FOOD. We’re open M-F 10 am-4pm EST pic.twitter.com/dgOdzZriTW – FDA FOOD (@FDAfood) April 12, 2018 Affected eggs are of the plant number P-1065 and have the Julian date range 011 to 102. This number is printed on the main face or on the side of the carton or package. In this link can be reviewed the full list of batch codes affected by the recall. The FDA noted that consumers who have purchased the affected eggs should immediately stop consuming them and return them to the place of purchase, for a full refund. Consumers can contact the Rose Acre Farms Company at (855) 215-5730. Read also: Mexican peso: How much is the dollar exchange today?

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