Michigan: Latest State to Be Added in Egg Recall List
Michigan is the latest state to be added to the growing list of states where eggs are being recalled. As of this writing the total number of state have reached 23. These states are supposed to have received potentially-contaminated eggs from either Wright County Egg or Hillandale Farms, the distributors at the center of the recall of more than half a billion eggs.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday that eggs associated with the recall have indeed been distributed in the state.
Thomas R. Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is slated to address the Atlanta Press Club on Wednesday and is also likely to address the issue.
According to reports the salmonella outbreak has affected about 1,300 Americans. The federal government is still investigating the outbreak that is the latest food safety crisis to hit the nation.Follow us on Twitter to get free up-to-date news via tweets from the World Correspondents, or you can subscribe to us by entering your e-mail below. You can confirm your free subscription by clicking the confirmation link that will be sent to your e-mail address. Once you've confirmed, then you're good to go.