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Aug 18, 2010: Recall of eggs expanded, linked to salmonella

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http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm223139.htm

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If your eggs are stamped with a number in one of the following ranges, throw them out or bring them back to the store for a refund:

P-1720 136 through P-1720 229
P-1942 136 through P-1942 229
P-1026 136 through P-1026 225
P-1413 136 through P-1413 225
P-1946 136 through P-1946 225


From the FDA:

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Eggs affected by the expanded recall were distributed to food wholesalers, distribution centers and foodservice companies in California, Arizona, Missouri, Minnesota, Texas, Georgia, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Illinois, Utah, Nebraska, Arkansas, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. These companies distribute nationwide.

Eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Albertsons, Farm Fresh, James Farms, Glenview, Mountain Dairy, Ralphs, Boomsma, Lund, Kemps and Pacific Coast. Eggs are packed in varying sizes of cartons (6-egg cartons, dozen egg cartons, 18-egg cartons, and loose eggs for institutional use and repackaging) with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 229 and plant numbers 1720 and 1942.

Dates and codes can be found stamped on the end of the egg carton or printed on the case label. The plant number begins with the letter P and then the number. The Julian date follows the plant number, for example: P-1720 223.

Prior Recall
Eggs under the August 13, 2010 recall are packaged under the following brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph�s, Boomsma�s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps. Eggs are packed in varying sizes of cartons (6-egg cartons, dozen egg cartons, 18-egg cartons, and loose eggs for institutional use and repackaging) with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413 and 1946.

There have been confirmed Salmonella enteritidis illnesses relating to the shell eggs and traceback investigations are ongoing.
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Thanks for posting this! I live in AZ, but thank God the eggs we buy aren't on that list!
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The egg recall was expanded again today (Aug 20th), click the link below for a complete list of recalled brands and codes:

http://www.eggsafety.org/mediacenter/alerts/73-recall-affected-brands-and-descriptions
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I always throw out my container when I put the eggs in the fridge.. guess I should just throw them all out to be safe..
Grr...
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