ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Before you have your breakfast this morning, you may want to check your brand of eggs.
Good Earth Egg Company, LLC based in Bonne Terre, Missouri, initiated a voluntary recall of their shell eggs because of Salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports so far, eight people have tested positive for Salmonella and two have been hospitalized.
The recall was distributed throughout the Midwest, including in Missouri and Illinois. In the St. Louis area, Good Earth eggs are sold at Dierberg’s and Struab’s grocery stores.
Good Earth eggs are sold under multiple names. Those being recalled have a sell by date of October 8, 2016 and are labeled “Packed for” or “Produced for Good Earth Egg Company,” according to the Food and Drug Administration.
If you have purchased a carton of Good Earth eggs, you are asked to throw them out and contact the company for replacement. The company can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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