The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Good Earth Egg Company LLC, of Bonne Terre, Missouri, has announce that it is voluntarily recalling shell eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The company is recalling various sizes of shell eggs sold under the brand name Good Earth Egg Company and packed in 6-, 10-, 12- and 18-count cartons, and in 15 and 30 dozen cases. The recall includes all dates and codes up to and including date code 006 – sell by 02/05/2016. The eggs were distributed to retail and wholesale outlets and to institutions throughout the Midwest.
The recall was initiated following notification from the FDA that a link has been established between eggs produced at the company’s facility and cases of illness in the state of Missouri. Previous news reports suggest that the Missouri state health authorities found Salmonella at the facility in December 2015.
More information about this recall can be found here.