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Four-Fold Increase In Salmonella Infections Traced to One Egg Producer

Check the eggs in your refrigerator! The FDA, collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control, the Department of Agriculture, and state health departments, have traced a nationwide spike in Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) infections to a single firm in Iowa. Eggs shipped from Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa after May 16,2010 have been recalled. The CDA received approximately 200 reports of Salmonella Enteritidis every week in late June and early July, more than four times the usual 50 weekly reports over the past five years.