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.