By EJ Mundell

HealthDay Reporter

SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 207 million eggs produced at a farm in Hyde County, N.C., are being voluntarily recalled on account of issues of contamination with the salmonella micro organism, the egg corporate introduced.

In a commentary, Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind. stated that 22 diseases however no deaths have up to now been related to the contaminated eggs.

The eggs “have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems,” the corporate stated Friday.

The recall arose after diseases had been reported in East Coast states. The outbreak “led to extensive interviews and eventually a thorough FDA (Food and Drug Administration) inspection of the Hyde County farm, which produces 2.3 million eggs a day. The facility includes 3 million laying hens with a USDA inspector on-site daily,” the corporate stated.

The eggs below recall had been disbursed from the North Carolina farm to outlets and eating places in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, Rose Acre stated.

All of the eggs come from plant quantity P-1065, with a “date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package.” A complete listing of affected merchandise will also be discovered underneath within the corporate’s information free up.

Even wholesome other people inflamed with the stress of salmonella “can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain,” the corporate famous, and middle or arthritic problems too can broaden.

“Consumers who have purchased shells eggs are urged to immediately discontinue use of the recalled eggs and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund,” Rose Acre stated. “Consumers with questions may contact the company at (855) 215-5730 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard time.”

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SOURCE: Rose Acre Farms, information free up, April 13, 2018

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