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24 August 2010

FDA head says more egg recalls possible

FDA said there may be more recalls of eggs in the salmonella outbreak and the agency did not yet know how the eggs and chickens were contaminated.

The Food and Drug Administration commissioner said there may be more recalls of eggs in the salmonella outbreak and the agency did not yet know how the eggs and chickens were contaminated.

Her comments came after federal regulators said a second Iowa egg farm, Hillandale Farms of Iowa, voluntarily recalled eggs as part of a US salmonella outbreak that is linked to almost 300 illnesses across the United States.

 
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