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Eggs recalled for Salmonella risk

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Shell eggs from Good Earth Egg Company, LLC are being recalled because of their possible link to a Salmonella outbreak.

The company issued a voluntary recall of these products on Monday, October 3, 2016, after the Food and Drug Administration discovered a link between the products and Salmonella cases, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration.  The cases were reported in Missouri and surrounding states.

The eggs were packaged in the following ways: 6-count cartons, 10-count cartons, 12-count cartons, 18-count cartons, 15-dozen cases, and 30-dozen cases.  The dates and codes on the cartons and cases include everything prior to and including date code 252 – Sell By 10/08/2016, with “Packed for…” or “Produced for Good Earth Egg Company.”

The products were sold in Midwestern states including Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas, according to the FDA statement.  The company was working with distributors to take the products off shelves.

If you have purchased any of these products, you do not need to take them back to the store, just throw them away.

According to a statement from the Center for Disease Control, eggs from the company were sold under different brand names.  If you’re unsure if your eggs are part of the recall, ask the store where you purchased them from, or the restaurant that is serving them to you.

“Good Earth Egg Company will work directly with each consumer to manage replacement of its product,” read the statement.

If you have any questions, email the company at “goodeartheggco@hotmail.com”

Map of Salmonella cases from the CDC

Map of Salmonella cases from the CDC