Egg Recall Mounting with Additional Farm

September 22, 2010

Following Wright County Egg's (Galt, IA) voluntary recall of some 380 million eggs on August 13, FDA now reports that an additional company, Hillandale Farms of Iowa Inc. (New Hampton, IA), has been implicated in an egg recall.

Following Wright County Egg's (Galt, IA) voluntary recall of some 380 million eggs on August 13, FDA now reports that an additional company, Hillandale Farms of Iowa Inc. (New Hampton, IA), has been implicated in an egg recall.

The company's eggs were distributed to retailers, distributors, and other food companies in the following states: Arkansas, California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Brand names used by these eggs included Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, and Sunny Meadow.

BBS News reports that this recall covers 170 million eggs, increasing the egg recall toll to over half a billion. The two cases are not believed to be linked.