Egg recall after salmonella found

March 24, 2009 1:23:34 PM PDT
Health authorities on Monday announced a recall of organic eggs sold at popular Northern California grocery stores that could possibly be contaminated with the salmonella virus.

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Eggs produced by Modesto County-based den Dulk Poultry Farms and distributed to Costco, Safeway and Pak n' Save stores have been voluntarily recalled after internal testing for salmonella gave positive results, according to the California Department of Public Health.

No reports of sickness or salmonella symptoms have been reported to authorities at this time, according to the CDPH.

Eggs sold at Costco that are being recalled are packaged in 18-count cartons under the name Kirkland Organic Brown Eggs and identified by the expiration dates and plant codes "April 1 062, 35 P1776" and "April 8 069, 35 P1776."

Eggs being recalled from Safeway stores are packaged in 12-count cartons under the name O Organic Grade A Large Brown Eggs and identified by the expiration date and plant code "April 1 062, 35 P1776," according to the CDPH.

Any consumers with eggs in the aforementioned packaging are advised to dispose of them, according to the CDPH, who directs any questions to den Dulk Poultry Farms at (209) 599-4269.

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