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An egg recall has been issued in Sydney, Australia after 23 people fell ill from salmonella poisoning.

The New South Wales Food Authority has confirmed that the salmonella enteritidis infections are linked to the area’s top supplier, Eggz.

Recall

The eggs recalled were sold under the Glendenning Farms brand.

The recall applies to brownshell eggs marked best before September 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29, as well as October 1.

Consumers can return the the products for a full refund.

Salmonella

A bacterial infection, symptoms of salmonella enteritidis include nausea, fever, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache chills, and blood in stool.

Symptoms usually develop within 72 hours of eating contaminated food, and can result in death.

Outbreaks

A second salmonella outbreak – which spread across 26 states – was linked to raw Turkey in July.

Also a life-threatening illness frequently spread via animal foods, E. coli outbreaks have also been linked to animal products multiple times this year.

Emily Court

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination. She aims to apply a privilege-conscious...