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Egg Recall Hits 34 States

Michael Foods has recalled hard-boiled eggs for potential listeria contamination. However, the eggs did not go directly to consumers.

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Hard-boiled eggs are at the center of a new recall.

Check the packaging on that pre-made salad if it contains hard-boiled eggs — an egg recall has hit 34 states.

Minnesota-based Michael Foods issued the recall after concerns hard-boiled eggs could be contaminated with listeria.

The eggs were sent directly to food distributors and manufacturers, not to retailers and consumers. Michael Foods is working with manufacturers who may have put the eggs into their products to ensure all are recalled.

The eggs were sold under six different brand names: Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti’s, Silverbrook and Wholesome Farms.

The recall affects Indiana among the 34 states. No illnesses have been reported.

Listeria has a long incubation period and can cause serious complications in the young, elderly and pregnant. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, muscle aches and weakness.

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Liz Leslie

Liz Leslie is a journalist based in Chicago. When she's not writing about food, she's likely eating food. Or dreaming about food.

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