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2017-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Shell Eggs

In April 2018 the FDA announced a voluntary recall of shell eggs because of the potential for contamination with Salmonella Braenderup. As of April 16, 2018 there were 35 illnesses reported by 9 states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Eleven people had been hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Illness onset dates ranged from November 16, 2017 to April 14, 2018. The affected eggs were from plant number P-1065 with the Julian date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package, or plant number P-1359D and Julian date 048A or 049A with Best By dates of APR 02 and APR 03.

  • Outbreak began:
  • November 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York, Colorado, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • eggs
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Retail
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Food Lion, Great Value, Glenview, Country Daybreak, Crystal Farms, Loose A, Rose Acre Farms, Sunshine Farms, Waffle House, Coburn Farms, Nelms
  • Total ill:
  • 35
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 35
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 11
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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