Updated Egg Recall List 2010: Latest Egg Brands List Included in Salmonella Contamination Recall– More and more eggs are being tested by FDA everyday against possible salmonella contamination. The salmonella outbreak brought about by the millions of eggs being recalled continues.
Initially, FDA found out that the eggs came from an Italian company Wright County Egg located in Iowa. 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, in turn, distribute nationwide. Below is the list of egg brands included in the egg recall list:
List of Egg Recall Brands from Wright County Egg:
The above list of egg brands included in the egg recall were packed in various sizes that include 6-egg cartons, dozen egg cartons and 18-egg cartons. Wright County Egg voluntarily announced that the eggs affected by Salmonella have Julian dates ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413 and 1946. You can find these dates and codes on the end of the egg carton. To know which is which, the plant number begins with the letter P and then the number. The Julian date follows the plant number, for example: P-1946 223. An example has been provided below:
The egg recall from Wright County Egg is still not yet over but another company named Hillandale Farms joined them in voluntarily recalling some of their egg brands. Eggs affected by this recall were distributed to grocery distribution centers, retail grocery stores and foodservice companies which service or are located in fourteen states, including the following: Arkansas, California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.
In this particular egg recall list, it is worthy to take note that only eggs affected have plant numbers and Julian dates as follows: P1860 – Julian dates ranging from 099 to 230 and P1663 – Julian dates ranging from 137 to 230. Below is the list of egg brands affected from Hillandale Farms:
List of Egg Recall Brands from Hillandale Farms:
Recently, FDA added another set of egg brands from Moark LLC, a company located in Fontana, California. Accordingly, some of their egg brands and packages came from Hillandale Farms which were then repacked in different brand names. It is estimated that a total of 24,300 dozen eggs were sold to customers in Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Affected eggs in this egg recall have Plant number of 1156 and the Julian Date of 187. Below is the list of egg brands affected from Moark LLC:
List of Egg Recall Brands from Moark LLC:
Yucaipa Valley Large – 1 dozen
Albertsons Large – 1 dz and 18 ct
Mountain Dairy Large – 1 dozen
Farmer’s Gems Large – 1 dozen
Large Loose foodservice pack
As of the latest update on the egg recall list, two more egg brands from Wright County Egg are reported to have been infected by the Salmonella and are included in the egg recall list. Aside from the list of egg brands included in the egg recall above, the brand Cardenas Market of which affected egg cartons have the plant number 1026 on the side and Julian dates between 136 and 228. In addition, the egg brand Trafficanda Egg Ranch of which affected egg cartons have plant numbers 1026, 1413, 1720, 1942 and 1946, and with Julian dates between 136 and 229.
The public is being advised to take the necessary precautions in eating eggs. If you cannot pass on eating eggs, please take note the following affected egg brands above together with their Julian dates and plant numbers to avoid salmonella contamination. Salmonella is a type of bacteria which can cause illnesses such as typhoid fever, paratyphoid fever, and the foodborne illness salmonellosis. Salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever, vomiting, and abdominal cramps.