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200 million eggs recalled as FDA warns of salmonella risk

The Food & Drug Administration stated eggs from a North Carolina farm is also tainted with salmonella, sickening at least 22 people. More than 200 million eggs were recalled from retail outlets and restaurants across nine states, the Associated Press reported Sunday. The eggs, produced via Rose Acre Farms' Hyde County farm, are sold under manufacturers including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms, Sunshine Farms, FDA Commissioner Scott Gotlieb stated on Twitter. "Consumers with these eggs shouldn't eat them," he stated. "Throw them away or return them to place of purchase for credit or refund." In a commentary, the FDA stated Indiana-based Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled the eggs, which have been allotted in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Some of the eggs manufacturers involved in the recall had been allotted at Food Lion retail outlets, Walmart Inc. WMT, +zero.69% and Waffle House restaurants, the AP reported.