Those who purchased the potentially affected eggs are advised by the agency to return them to the point of goal for a full refund. One of the company's facilities located in Hyde County, North Carolina is responsible for producing eggs that get distributed to stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North and SC.
The bacteria causes nausea, diarrhea and, in rare cases, death.
In 2010, a salmonella outbreak sickened hundreds and led to the recall of half a billion eggs.
Meanwhile, the FDA has reportedly urged consumers to check their purchases and avoid eating eggs that might be contaminated.
Though Rose Acre Farms is headquartered in Seymour, Indiana, the aforementioned farm is in Hyde County, North Carolina. The problems were traced back to Rose Acre Farms' production facility in Hyde County, North Carolina.
In the majority of cases, food is the source of infection.
"If anyone has the recalled eggs in their home, they should not eat them", the FDA says.
The company-written, FDA-posted recall notice uses the "abundance of caution" mitigation of the recall, it also admits 22 illnesses have been reported. The illness usually lasts about four to seven days and goes away on its own without any specific treatment other than supportive care (rest and fluids).
Infants, older adults, and people with a weakened immune system are at an increased risk of serious complications from salmonella infection.