What’s the Problem?
January 6, 2020 – This recall affects the following Vital Farms egg products:
- Vital Farms Pasture Raised Hard-Cooked Eggs – 5# Bag
- Three Boxed 2 Counts Pasture Raised Hard-Cooked Eggs
- 2 Count Pasture Raised Hard-Cooked Eggs w/salt/pepper
Affected products can be identified by a “Best If Used By” Date that starts with the letter “G.” Vital Farms eggs are sold at major grocery stores nationwide and online. If you purchased any recalled hard-boiled egg products, you should throw them away or return them to the point of purchase for a refund.
What is Listeriosis?
Listeria food poisoning, or listeriosis, is a severe foodborne illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Though anyone can get the illness, those at the greatest risk for listeriosis infection include pregnant women, children, elderly people, and individuals with weakened immune systems. Signs and symptoms of listeriosis include:
- Stiff neck
- Muscle aches
These symptoms can take up to 70 days to appear, CDC said. If you ate recalled hard-boiled egg products and are now are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Do I Have a Vital Farms 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 food poisoning lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one got sick after eating recalled hard-boiled eggs or egg products, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a lawsuit and we can help.