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Indiana Farm Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs over Salmonella Concerns

22 people have gotten sick from the eggs so far.

SEYMOUR, Ind. -- -Recalling more than 200 million eggs sold in 9 states is what one farm in Seymour had to do over fears salmonella spreading from those eggs.

Rose Acres Farms issued the voluntary recall for 206,749,248 eggs because they could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella Braederup, according to the Food and Drug Administration. 

The recalled eggs were not sold in Indiana, but they were distributed from a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina and went to Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. 

So far, 22 people have gotten sick from the eggs. 

Salmonella Braederup is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and anyone with a weakened immune system. 

In healthy people, Salmonella Braederup can cause multiple symptoms including:

-Fever
-Diarrhea
-Nausea
-Vomiting
-Abdominal Pain 

 

(PHOTO: RTV6)
 

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