Massive egg recall sickens a dozen more people in five states


The eggs are sold under different brands in a variety of retailers and restaurants, including Walmart and Waffle House.

Eleven people have been hospitalized, according to the CDC but no deaths have been reported from the outbreak, which prompted the recall of nearly 207 million eggs.

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Salmonella Braenderup is a bacteria that causes diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps, typically 12 to 72 hours after exposure, the CDC says. Most people recover without treatment, but young children, senior citizens, and people with weakened immune systems are more susceptible to being severely affected.

The affected eggs have a “Best by” dates of April 2 and April 3 on them. Full details about the recall can be found here on the CDC’s website.

Rose Acre Farms did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday.