Massive egg recall sickens a dozen more people in five states

2018 salmonella outbreak in the US

2018 salmonella outbreak in the US

Of the 35 people affected to date, 11 have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.

The Hyde County farm which produces 2.3 million eggs a day.

As a result of these findings and discussions between the FDA and the firm, Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled shell eggs from the Hyde County egg farm.

Twenty-two illnesses have been reported so far.

Eggs from the farm are sold under several brands including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms, Publix, Sunshine Farms and Sunups.

This resulted in a lengthy legal battle with the federal government that dragged on for nearly two decades before the company took corrective measures and the case was dropped.

Rose Acre has a history of salmonella outbreaks.

Unrelated, a year later in 2010, the largest salmonella-related egg recall in the United States occurred; after the FDA traced the outbreak-which sickened 1,500 people-to Iowa-based Quality Eggs, the agency forced a recall of 550 million eggs. The judge ordered the government to pay the company $6 million.

After a few more years of back-and-forth appeals, the case was dismissed in 2009. It is generally contracted from contaminated poultry, meat, eggs and water, and affects the intestinal tract.

The 12 who fell ill recently were in five different states.

The FDA has of course posted the full list of recalled products and warns that, if it turns out you still have one of the possibly unsafe cartons, you should chuck them in the trash or return them for a refund. The outbreak of the Salmonella is suspected to emerge from a single egg producer.

Kratom or Mitragyna speciosa, an unregulated herbal supplement used to treat pain, anxiety, depression and symptoms of opioid withdrawal, has also been linked to three dozen non-salmonella-related deaths. Raw Coconut because of potential salmonella contamination. One person died, according to the CDC.

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