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  1. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Songster

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    Saw this story this morning When are they gonna learn that fresh is better.

    228M eggs recalled following salmonella outbreak

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    By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press Writer Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press Writer – Tue Aug 17, 11:55 pm ET

    WASHINGTON – An Iowa egg producer is recalling 228 million eggs after being linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning.

    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said eggs from Wright County Egg in Galt, Iowa, were linked to several illnesses in Colorado, California and Minnesota. The CDC said about 200 cases of the strain of salmonella linked to the eggs were reported weekly during June and July, four times the normal number of such occurrences.

    State health officials say tainted eggs have sickened at least 266 Californians and seven in Minnesota.

    The eggs were distributed around the country and packaged under the names Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph's, Boomsma's, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemp.

    The Food and Drug Administration is investigating.

    In a statement, company officials said the FDA is "on-site to review records and inspect our barns." The officials said they began the recall Aug. 13.

    The most common symptoms of salmonella are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight hours to 72 hours of eating a contaminated product. It can be life-threatening, especially to those with weakened immune systems.



  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

    Aug 2, 2009
    Ocala Fl
    that is really sad, I feel for the poeple that got sick.
  3. JetBlack

    JetBlack Songster

    Apr 19, 2010
    Coeur d'Alene, ID
    A co-worker got salmonella once. He said he has never been so sick. I got it repeatedly, in college, until I found out where it was coming from. Salmonella has a really distinctive "feel" to me. Nothing like it.

    Hint: when your girlfriend moves in with you, make sure you work out whether the dishes in the dishwasher are clean or dirty. She was letting the cat lick the cereal bowls clean, then putting them in the dishwasher. The next morning, I'd open the dishwasher and take out a clean bowl and have cereal.

    Ugh. I lost a lot of weight that week.
  4. Marshmallow Man

    Marshmallow Man Chirping

    Aug 7, 2010
    Can't you kill it by being sure the eggs are well done and not eating that tasty cookie dough?
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Quote:Yep [​IMG] Something like 140 degrees for 5 minutes? Don't quote me on that--I always check for the exact temp and time necessary when I make eggnog.
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State

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