Another state has been hit by eggs recalled as part of a nationwide Salmonella outbreak. It appears that eggs possibly contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis bacteria have turned up in Montana. These Salmonella recalled eggs are linked to a FDA posted egg recall by Sparboe Farms in Litchfield, Minnesota. Sparboe Farms recalled eggs which originated at Iowa farms.
KURL 8 reports:
The FDA identified Walmart stores in Billings, Laurel, and Miles City as receiving the recalled eggs, as well as eight Walmart stores in Wyoming. All Walmarts in the Billings area said that they have either disposed of the eggs or never received them.
While Montana currently remains Salmonella free, the recall is an important piece of information for consumers. Recalls can be the first line of defense in a battle against foodborne illness. Given that news reports indicated that recalled eggs had been found in Kentucky and West Virginia, we can likely expect such recalls to continue