Egg Recall Announced By Gravel Ridge Farms – Potential Salmonella Contamination and Outbreak Link
Gravel Ridge Farms has issued an egg recall for its Cage Free Large Eggs because the product may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Salmonella. The campany stated that the recall was initiated after reported illnesses were confirmed at locations using Gravel Ridge Farm Eggs.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.
Products Subject To The Gravel Ridge Farms Egg Recall
Gravel Ridge Farms was notified by the FDA on September 6, 2018, that their egg product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Products affected by the egg recall include:
Product – Gravel Ridge Farms Large Cage Free Eggs
Product Sizes – Single Dozen and 2.5 Dozen Flats
UPC – 7-06970-38444-6
Use By Dates – 7/25/18 through 10/3/18
Egg Recall – Retail Store Information
According to the company press release dated September 8, 2018, the Gravel Ridge Farms egg recall affects product distributed between June 25, 2018 and September 6, 2018. The recalled eggs were packaged in a cardboard container and sold primarily in restaurants and retail stores in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Consumers are cautioned to not eat the recalled eggs. Uneaten eggs should be discarded, regardless of the dates stamped on the packaging.
The following retail stores carried the Gravel Ridge Farms’ recalled eggs:
– Candler Park Market
– Grant Park Market
– Westview Corner Market
– Sevananda Natural Foods
– The Merchantile
– Piggly Wiggly Clairemont
– Piggly Wiggly River Run
– Piggly Wiggly Crestline
– Piggly Wiggly Bluff Park
– Piggly Wiggly Dunnavent Valley
– Piggly Wiggly Warrior
– Piggly Wiggly Homewood
– Western Market Mt. Brook
– Western Market Rocky Ridge
– Foodland Eva
– Warehouse Discount Grocery Hanceville
– Warehouse Discount Grocery Cullman 2 locations
– Foodland Priceville
– Star Market Huntsville
– Manna Grocery Tuscaloosa
Salmonella Food Poisoning Diagnosis
If you suspect that you have contracted Salmonella or are experiencing food poisoning symptoms, contact your doctor. He or she can order a stool culture to confirm Salmonella infection. Let your doctor know that you have consumed or handled the recalled eggs.
Contact The Weinberg Law Firm For a Free Salmonella Lawsuit Case Evaluation
The Weinberg Law Firm represents victims of Salmonella food poisoning outbreaks nationwide. If you or a loved one are diagnosed with salmonellosis, are awaiting medical confirmation of infection, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free legal case evaluation by calling our law firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7. You can also submit the easy-to–use free legal case evaluation form found on this page.