Infectious Diseases 2019

Infectious Diseases 2019

FDA: warning about Listeria-tainted hard boiled eggs

28 December, 2019

Several companies posted recalls because of a Listeria outbreak traced to peeled hard boiled eggs -  hard boiled eggs sold at retailers including Walmart, Kroger, Trader Joe’s and Costco. Eggland’s Best brand is also involved. Recalls have included a variety of products, ranging from egg salad prepared and sold under the Trader Joe’s brand to Great American Deli vending machine sandwiches. The secondary recalls such as these involve products made with recalled Almark Foods bulk hard boiled eggs eggs.
Inspectors found the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes at a Georgia production plant owned and operated by Almark Foods Inc.