(Meredith) – Rose Acre Farms is recalling 206,749,248 eggs in nine states after discovering they have the potential to be infected with Salmonella.
Salmonella Braenderup is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with Salmonella Braenderup can experience:Fever Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain
In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella Braenderup can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The eggs were distributed in the following states through retail stores and restaurants via direct delivery:Colorado Florida New Jersey New York North Carolina Pennsylvania South Carolina Virginia West Virginia
22 illnesses have been reported to date.