More than 200 million eggs recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

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The eggs were produced at Rose Acre Farms in Hyde County and reached consumers in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey and NY.

The eggs were from a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina, and are being recalled by the company Rose Acre Farms, of Seymour, Indiana, because of the potential Salmonella Braenderup outbreak, FDA officials said. Symptoms and risks of Salmonella infection Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps.

At least 22 illnesses to date have been traced back to the North Carolina farm that produces 2.3 million shell eggs a day from 3.0 million laying hens. They were sold loose to restaurants, of which one was Waffle House.

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They were sold under the brand names Country Daybreak, Crystal Farms, Coburn Farms, Sunshine Farms, Glenview and Great Value; and at Walmart and Food Lion stores.

The eggs that are part of the recall can be identified by the plant number, P-1065, with the Julian date range of 011 through 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package. Others states include Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Colorado and Florida.

Anyone who purchased contaminated eggs is asked to return them to the store and get 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.

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