Healthy individuals can experience nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, and stomach pain.
Salmonella causes serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. They were sold under the Waffle House, Food Lion, Country Day Break, Great Value, Crystal Farms, Sunshine Farms, Coburn Farms and Glenview USDA brands.
Hundreds of millions of eggs are being recalled over a possible salmonella contamination. In the most extreme cases when the organism gets into the infected person's bloodstream, it can cause more severe issues such as endocarditis and arthritis.
According to the Food and Drug Administration, Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana has voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs because they may potentially be contaminated by Salmonella Braederup.
The eggs are from the plant P-1065, which is associated with Rose Acre Farms. "During our 22 years in business at Triple T Specialty Meats, consumer health and food safety has always been our number one priority; and will always be our number one priority!", the release states.
Eggs affected by the recall were sold to grocery stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Consumers who purchased the recalled eggs are urged to stop using the eggs and to return them for a full refund. Those with questions should call the comapny at 1-855-215-5730, 8 a.m.to 5 p.m., Eastern Standard time.