Egg Recall After 23 Cases Of Salmonella Confirmed

The contaminated eggs came from the area's top egg producer
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The contaminated eggs were sold under the Glendenning Farms brand

The contaminated eggs were sold under the Glendenning Farms brand

An egg recall has been issued in Sydney, Australia after 23 people fell ill from salmonella poisoning.

The New South Wales Food Authority has confirmed that the salmonella enteritidis infections are linked to the area's top supplier, Eggz.

Recall

The eggs recalled were sold under the Glendenning Farms brand.

The recall applies to brownshell eggs marked best before September 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29, as well as October 1.

Consumers can return the the products for a full refund.

Food-borne illnesses, such as E. coli and salmonella, are frequently linked to animal products

Food-borne illnesses, such as E. coli and salmonella, are frequently linked to animal products

Salmonella

A bacterial infection, symptoms of salmonella enteritidis include nausea, fever, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache chills, and blood in stool.

Symptoms usually develop within 72 hours of eating contaminated food, and can result in death.

Outbreaks

A second salmonella outbreak - which spread across 26 states - was linked to raw Turkey in July.

Also a life-threatening illness frequently spread via animal foods, E. coli outbreaks have also been linked to animal products multiple times this year.