More illnesses confirmed in Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs
Additional illnesses continue to be confirmed in an outbreak of Salmonella traced to eggs from Rose Acre Farms. Nine states have reported infected people. The farm has recalled more than 207 million eggs.
Since the initial outbreak announcement on April 16, public health officials have reported a dozen more cases of Salmonella infection to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As of Thursday, 35 people have been confirmed with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup. No deaths have been reported. More than a third of the victims have had such severe symptoms that they were admitted to hospitals.
Several brands of eggs are subject to the recall, including the Great Value brand sold by Walmart. Some of the other recalled brands include Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms, Publix, Sunshine Farms, and Sunups.