mdhlogocolor.gifIllnesses in at least seven additional people in Minnesota have been connected with an expanded multi-state recall of eggs from an Iowa producer due to contamination with Salmonella. This brings the total number of cases in Minnesota linked to the recall to 14. The additional Salmonella Enteriditis cases were identified as part of a restaurant outbreak in Bemidji, Minnesota in May. Shell eggs were identified as the likely source of this outbreak and were traced back by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and FDA to Hillandale Farms of New Hampton, Iowa. Eggs from Hillandale Farms have now been included in an expanded egg recall that also includes Wright County Egg.

Recall Facts:

Recall information for 380,000,000 eggs from Wright County Egg:

The Aug. 18 recall includes eggs with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 229 and plant numbers 1720 and 1942. They were sold under the brand names: Albertson, Boomsma’s, Farm Fresh, Glenview, James Farms, Kemps, Lund, Mountain Dairy, Pacific Coast, Ralph’s

The Aug. 13 recall includes eggs with Julian dates ranging from 136 to 225 and plant numbers 1026, 1413, and 1946. They were sold under the brand names: Albertson, Boomsma’s, Dutch Farms, Farm Fresh, Hillandale, Kemps, Lucerne, Lund, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Shoreland, Sunshine, Trafficanda

Wright County Egg eggs were delivered to wholesalers, distribution centers and food service companies in California, Illinois, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Recall information for 170,000,000 eggs from Hillandale Farms:

Eggs are distributed under the following brand names: Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, and Sunny Meadow in 6-egg cartons, dozen-egg cartons, 18-egg cartons, 30-egg package, and 5-dozen cases. Loose eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Wholesome Farms and West Creek in 15 and 30-dozen tray packs. The loose eggs may also be repackaged by customers. The only eggs effected by this recall have plant numbers P1860 or P1663 and Julian dates as follows:

* P1860 – Julian dates ranging from 099 to 230 = April 9 to August 18

* P1663 – Julian dates ranging from 137 to 230 = May 17 to August 18

Hillandale Farms said the recalled eggs were sold in Arkansas, California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.