Breakfast Spoiler: 200 million eggs recalled over salmonella contamination

22 Illnesses Prompts Largest Shell Egg Recall Since 2010

So far, 22 illnesses have been reported to date.

They and their company, Quality Egg LLC, ended up paying $7 million in fines and both DeCosters served three months in federal prison.

Acre made a decision to initiate the recall after at least 22 illnesses on the East Coast were traced back to its egg production farm in Hyde County, North Carolina, which produces 2.3 million eggs a day from 3 million laying hens.

You may want to check your eggs as more than 200 million are being recalled because of potential salmonella contamination. The eggs were distributed to at least nine states, including North Carolina.

The eggs went to stores and restaurants in Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Colorado and West Virginia. Healthier individuals could experience fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

The eggs were packaged and sold under several brand names including, but not limited to, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Sunshine Farms, Crystal Farms, and Great Value. It can be fatal in small children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems.

Anybody with recalled eggs should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund.

The affected eggs came from plant number P-1065 and would have lot codes between 011 and 102 printed on the carton, according to the FDA.



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