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Massive Egg Salmonella Recall Affects Walmart, Target, Publix Supermarkets

The Rose Acre Farms company is recalling nearly 207,000,000 eggs in a total of 9 U.S. states that “have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella braenderup,” according to a recall notice issued Monday by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

April 17, 2018 – The eggs were sourced from a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina, and have been labeled under a variety of brand names including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Crystal Farms, Great Value and Sunshine Farms.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one had symptoms of food poisoning after eating eggs, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the Problem?

The recalled eggs were distributed to consumers and restaurants in North Carolina, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, according to the FDA. Affected products were produced at plant number P-1065, and feature a Julian date range of 011 through date of 102, which is printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package.

More Than 200 Million Eggs Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak: TIME Video

Salmonella Symptoms

People with salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) may develop symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In severe cases, infections can be fatal, especially in young children, elderly people, and individuals with compromised immune systems. The bacteria can also cause arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis on rare occasions.

FDA Recommendation

A massive recall of this scale — 206,749,248 eggs, to be exact — prompts a question: What will happen to all those eggs? The FDA says the point of the recall is not to recollect them all, but to protect the public. Consumers have been urged to discard any affected eggs or return them to the point of purchase for a refund.

Do I Have an Egg Recall Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in egg recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella infection cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got salmonella from eggs, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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