Cal-Maine Foods Inc. added another 120 dozen eggs to a recall announced Monday over possible Salmonella contamination, the company said through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Pippin Loose Medium eggs from plant number 1457, a Julian date of 282 and a sell-by/expiration date of 11/07/2010 were added to the recall, the company said. Plant number and Julian dates are printed on each carton.
Cal-Maine said consumers shouldn't eat the eggs and should return them for a full refund. Consumers can call the company at (866) 276-6299 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern.
Cal-Maine recalled 288,000 eggs Monday after Salmonella contamination was found on a supplier's farm, Ohio Fresh Eggs LLC. Salmonella can cause a potentially life-threatening infection in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. The infection can cause nausea, fever and diarrhea, among other symptoms.
Egg recall expanded over Salmonella contamination fears