Egg Recall Brands Update: More Set of Egg Recall Numbers Included in Egg Recall – There has been a reported egg recall among some states in the US. Apparently, the eggs are affected by a bacteria known as Salmonella Entereditis. Thus the term “Salmonella eggs” surfaced.
Accordingly, the affected eggs come from Wright County Egg farm in Iowa, one of the largest producers of eggs distributed in various brands. Among the brands used by Wright County Egg, the following are affected by the recall and are included in the egg recall list: Albertson, Boomsma’s, Dutch Farms, Farm Fresh, Hillandale, Kemps, and Lucerne. It also includes brands such as Lund, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Shoreland, Sunshine, and Trafficanda.
It has also been reported by Wright County Egg that specific egg numbers are affected by the recall. The affected eggs are specified with Julian date numbers ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413 and 1946. Dates and plant numbers can be found stamped on the end of each egg carton. The plant number begins with the letter P and then the number. Thus, the eggs affected by the recall are listed as follows: P-1026 136 to P-1026 225, P-1413 136 to P-1413 225, and P-1946 136 to P-1946 225.
Wright County Egg issued an official statement regarding this egg recall stating that “consumers who believe they may have purchased these shell eggs should not eat them but should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. This recall is of shell eggs only. Other egg products produced by Wright County Eggs are not affected. Consumers with questions should visit www.eggsafety.org.”
Unfortunately, aside from the 380 million eggs recalled by Wright County Eggs, another company named Hillandale Farms located also in Iowa have joined the list of egg recall. Accordingly, the egg brands affected from this egg farm are Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, and Sunny Meadow. Other brands include Wholesome Farms and West Creek. In this latest egg recall list, the numbers of recalled eggs include the plant number P1860, with Julian date from numbers 099 to 230, and the plant number P1663, with dates from numbers 137 to 230 adding a total number of 170 million recalled eggs.
Salmonella is one of the leading causes of food poisoning. When consumed, it can lead to several diseases such as diarrhea and worst is typhoid fever. Salmonella symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dehydration, and abdominal pain. If you feel any of these symptoms, it is best to consult your doctor immediately especially if you know that you have consumed one of the eggs affected by the recall.