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CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WARNS CONSUMERS NOT TO EAT RECALLED KIRKLAND ORGANIC BROWN EGGS AND O ORGANIC BROWN EGGS 

Date: 3/23/2009 

Number: 09-19 

Contact: Al Lundeen - (916) 440-7259 

SACRAMENTO 

Certain Kirkland Organic Brown Eggs and O Organic Brown Eggs have been voluntarily recalled because the eggs may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The eggs are distributed by den Dulk Poultry Farms of Ripon, located north of Modesto. The recalled product was distributed to Costco, Safeway and Pack n’ Save stores in Northern California, as far south as Fresno, and western Nevada.

No known illnesses have been reported in connection with these eggs.

Den Dulk Poultry Farms voluntarily recalled the product after it was determined that the eggs in question tested positive for Salmonella during an internal investigation by den Dulk Poultry Farms.

The eggs sold at Costco are packaged in 18-count cartons under the name, Kirkland Organic Brown Eggs. The eggs that should not be eaten can be identified by the following expiration dates and plant code on the carton:

April 1 062     April 8 069
35 P1776       35 P1776

The eggs sold at Safeway and Pack n’ Save stores are packaged in one-dozen cartons under the name, O Organic Grade A Large Brown Eggs. The eggs that should not be eaten can be identified by the following expiration dates and plant code on the carton:

April 1 062
35 P1776

Salmonella bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. Consumers with the above symptoms should consult their physician.

Consumers with these products are advised to dispose of them.  Consumers with questions may contact den Dulk Poultry Farms at (209) 599-4269.

The information in this news release is based on the most current information available. Updates, including distribution information, will be posted on the CDPH Web site as it becomes available.

 
 
Last modified on: 6/8/2009 11:39 AM