In Australia, New South Wales (NSW) Food Authority advises that ‘Eggz on the Run’ is undertaking a voluntary recall of Glendenning Farms eggs as part of an investigation into human illness.

A cluster of human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis, have been detected in the Sydney area. To date there have been 23 confirmed cases.

Image/NSW government
Image/NSW government

The NSW Food Authority is working with NSW Health in investigating the cluster.

Salmonellosis symptoms include fever, headache, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms usually start around six to 72 hours after the contaminated food is eaten and usually last for four to seven days but can continue for much longer.

If you have immediate health concerns contact your medical professional in the first instance.

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Consumers should not consume these products and either bin or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. You do not require proof of purchase for a recalled item.

Product recall details are:

  • Glendenning Farms whole shell eggs. Best before dates: 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29 September 2018 and 1 October 2018. Sold in cartons and bulk trays in NSW only.

For further information, contact Eggz on the Run on 0451 110 110.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has issued a biosecurity direction on the farm to restrict movement of livestock, eggs, manure and disposables and order the disinfection and decontamination of equipment. This direction will be in place while further investigations are underway.

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