Michael Foods Recalls Hard-Cooked Eggs Sold In 34 States Due to Listeria Threat

The FDA and Michael Foods, Inc. announced the recall of  15,000 pails of eggs in brine, sold for institutional use. The eggs were recalled due to the concern that they could cause listeria.

Listeria can cause short-term symptoms

such as hi

gh fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea in healthy people. But it can be a serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The eggs are sold

under six brand names (Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti’s, Silverbrook, Wholesome Farms). They have lot

codes of 1 LOT 1350W through 1 LOT 2025W and expiration dates ranging from 1/30/2012 to 3/10/2012.

The eggs were sold in the states of Alabama; Arkansas; Arizona; California; Colorado; Florida; Georgia; Iowa; Illinois; Indiana; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Mississippi; Montana; North Carolina; North Dakota; Nebraska; New Jersey; Nevada; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Washington; Wisconsin; and West Virginia.

For more details, see the FDA press release.

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