One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

People in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Colorado were also affected.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday that the number of salmonella cases has risen to 35, which is 12 more since the initial egg recall, Huffington Post reports.

The outbreak has been linked to eggs distributed by Rose Acre Farms, a family-owned business based in IN that describes itself as the second-largest egg producer in the U.S.

The CDC said at least 35 confirmed cases of salmonella have been reported in connection to an egg recall at a Rose Acres Farm in Hyde County.

In grocery stores, the eggs were sold under the following brands: Country Daybreak; Crystal Farms; Coburn Farms; Sunshine Farms; Glenview; Great Value (Walmart's store brand), and Food Lion's store brand. The eggs were sold by Walmart, among other leading US retailers, and were recalled on April 13. It can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps in sickened individuals; for older adults, infants and people with weakened immune systems, salmonella can cause more serious, even life-threatening, complications.

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Consumers who have purchased shells eggs are urged to immediately discontinue use of the recalled eggs and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Most of the cases, including 11 people hospitalized, were reported in NY and Virginia.

Rose Acre Farms' recall is the largest involving eggs since 2010.

Kratom or Mitragyna speciosa, an unregulated herbal supplement used to treat pain, anxiety, depression and symptoms of opioid withdrawal, has also been linked to three dozen non-salmonella-related deaths. International Harvest Inc., based in Mount Vernon, New York, recalled bags and bulk packages of Organic Go Smile! One person died, according to the CDC.

There is aditional information on the recall on the FDA website and the CDC website.

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