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550 Million Eggs recalled from Alaska, California, Illinois, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa

The original recall announced August 13 included  380 million eggs produced by Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa. A second farm, Hillandale Farms of Iowa, said it will recall 170 million eggs after tests confirmed Salmonella.

First issued August 13 the recall of eggs in their shells, or “shell eggs,” is part of an ongoing intensive investigation by local, state, and federal officials into what caused the recent cases of salmonella. Shell eggs under the August 13, 2010 recall are packaged under the brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps.

Shell eggs are packed in 6-egg, 12-egg, and 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.

Recalled shell eggs affected by the expanded recall issued August 18 are packaged under the brand names: Albertsons, Farm Fresh, James Farms, Glenview, Mountain Dairy, Ralphs, Boomsma, Lund, Kemps and Pacific Coast. Julian dates on these packages range from 136 to 229 and plant numbers are 1720 and 1942.

Eggs recalled today by Hillandale Farms are distributed under the brand names: Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, and Sunny Meadow. The only eggs affected by this recall have plant number P1860 with Julian dates ranging from 099 to 230, and plant number P1663 with Julian dates ranging from 137 to 230.

  • mark

    who suplied the hens ?
    & who supplied the feed ?
    that is the question ,
    is the gov. involved ? mansanto ?