(JACKSON, MI) -- The largest producer and seller of eggs in the U.S has recalled 80,000 eggs because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Cal-Maine Foods of Jackson, Mississippi says it bought the eggs from Ohio-Fresh of Croton, Ohio and they were distributed to food wholesalers and retailers in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.
The potential contamination was discovered during what Cal-Maine calls routine environmental sampling at one of Ohio-Fresh’s plants. There have been no reported illnesses because of the eggs.
Cal-Maine says it is cooperating with the federal Food and Drug Administration in issuing the voluntary recall. Brands involved include Sunny Meadow, Springfield Grocer, Sun Valley and James Farm. Cal-Maine advises consumers who believe they have tainted eggs to either throw them out or return them to the store where they bought them.
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