Millions of Eggs Recalled in 9 States Including Colorado
A farm in Indiana is recalling more than 200 million eggs sold in nine states, including Colorado, because of salmonella fears.
According to the Food and Drug Administration, Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup.
At least 22 illnesses have been reported so far. You should not eat the eggs. You should throw them away.
The eggs were sold through retail stores and restaurants. They reached consumers in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
What is Salmonella?
Salmonella causes serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. It is generally contracted from contaminated poultry, meat, eggs and water, and affects the intestinal tract. Symptoms include fever, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain.