Urgent egg recall due to fears some could be contaminated with devastating salmonella virus
- The NSW Food Authority announced the recall due to potential salmonella
- The Egg Basket is recalling four varieties of eggs sold in New South Wales
- This is the sixth egg recall to take place since the end of March in 2019
Four egg varieties have been recalled due to fears they may be contaminated with salmonella.
The recall was announced on Friday afternoon due to a potential contamination, and people are being warned to check their eggs.
The Egg Basket is recalling Just Eggs, Country Fresh Eggs, Chefs Choice Free Range and Chefs Choice Cage Free eggs.
The Egg Basket is recalling Just Eggs, Country Fresh Eggs, Chefs Choice Free Range and Chefs Choice Cage Free eggs
Dates that are effected are June 14, June 20, June 24 and June 29, as well as July 5 and July 9 of this year.
The eggs are stamped with the code: ‘eb24449’.
The eggs are sold at The Egg Basket and Flemington Markets in New South Wales.
Some signs of salmonella include fever, headache, severe diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
Some signs of salmonella include fever, headache, severe diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting (stock image)
Symptoms usually start around six to 72 hours after the contaminated food is eaten and can last for four to seven days but can continue for much longer.
Those concerned over their health should seek medical advice, while those with the effected products should return their product for a refund.
This is the sixth egg recall since the end of March.
2019 EGG RECALLS
March 21: Bridgewater Poultry in Victoria were also recalled across NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia
March 27: Ash and Sons Eggs conducted recall of cartons of 12 eggs at IGA and bakeries
April 6: Southern Highland Organic Eggs were recalled by Synergy Produce Pty Ltd due to potential microbial contamination
April 16: Steve’s Fresh Farm Eggs’ Fresh Eggs From My Farm were pulled off the shelves
May 7: Port Stephens Eggs conducted a recall of products sold in butchers, independent supermarkets and retailers in Port Stephens
June 14: The Egg Basket recalls Just Eggs, Country Fresh Eggs, Chefs Choice Free Range and Chefs Choice Cage Free eggs due to salmonella concerns