U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

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By Reuters News|Updated: April 15, 2018

(Reuters) – Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalls from 9 U.S. states after 22 individuals fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration has actually stated.

It is the biggest recall of eggs in the United States given that 2010, the Food Safety News site reported.

The eggs might have been polluted with salmonella braenderup, an organism which can trigger in some cases deadly and major infections in children, senior or frail individuals and others with weakened body immune systems, the FDA stated on Friday in a declaration.

The eggs were recalled by manufacturer Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana “through an abundance of care,” the FDA’s declaration stated.

The eggs were dispersed from a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina, which, Food Safety News stated, produces 2.3 million eggs each day from 3 million laying hens.

The eggs reached customers in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, Colorado, South Carolina, and West Virginia.