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