There’s been another egg recall, the fifth since March, again warning of the potential presence of salmonella in the eggs.
- Salmonella scare has these brands being pulled off shelves
- Ikea issues urgent safety warning for popular baby change table
- Nurse’s advice to parents on how to prevent choking is a must-read
A new egg recall
If you’re not quite up to speed with the egg recalls thus far, here’s what authorities have rolled out to date:
In March, eggs from Bridgewater Poultry in Victoria led to five people falling ill with salmonella poisoning. They were promptly recalled.
Ash and Sons Eggs also recalled several batches of their eggs in March. They were: Ash and Sons Blue Mountains Free Range Eggs 700g, Ash and Sons Blue Mountains Cage Free Eggs 700g, Ash and Sons Fresh Eggs From My Farm 800g, Ash and Sons Farm Fresh Eggs 600g, 700g, 800g. These eggs had a best before date 26/04/19 AND 03/05/19. So if you had them, you’d have ditched them already.
In April, Synergy Produce recalled a number of Southern Highland Organic Eggs batches. They were Southern Highland Organic Eggs 300g (6 pack), and the 700g (12 pack) with best before dates up to and including 09/05/2019.
We’ve ticked over to May and The NSW Food Authority has now recalled several batches of Port Stephens Eggs. The eggs have been on sale at butchers, independent supermarkets and retailers in Port Stephens, NSW.
Which eggs are part of this new recall?
The recalled eggs have potential microbial (Salmonella Enteritidis) contamination which can cause serious illness if eaten. They are:
- Port Stephens Eggs Country Fresh Eggs Just Free to Range Eggs, 700g, cardboard box
- Port Stephens Eggs 12 Free Range Eggs Jumbo, 800g, cardboard box
- Up to and including Best Before 8 Jun 19
- Egg Stamp NSW 219
What should you do if you have these eggs?
“Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice,” The NSW Food Authority said in a statement.
Symptoms of salmonella poisoning include headaches, fever, stomach cramps, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
Consumers should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Port Stephens Eggs on (02) 4982 1218 if they have further queries about the recalled eggs.
#recall: Port Stephens Eggs is conducting a recall of eggs for sale at local butchers, independent supermarkets and retailers in Port Stephens, NSW. The recall is due to potential Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. Best Before 8 Jun 19 https://t.co/BnF55qABBK pic.twitter.com/iTGlcY7KCr
— NSW Food Authority (@NSWFoodAuth) May 7, 2019