United States recalls 200 million eggs over food poisoning

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IN farmers have issued a warning after at least 22 people have fallen ill.

The FDA is telling anyone who purchased these eggs should throw them away or return them to the retailer where they were purchased for a refund.

The eggs are from the plant P-1065, which is associated with Rose Acre Farms.

The illnesses were reported in states on the U.S. East Coast, leading the FDA to conduct extensive interviews.

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The eggs were produced at Rose Acre Farms in Hyde County and reached consumers in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey and NY.

At least 22 illnesses have been reported at the time the recall was issued.

The affected eggs originated from Hyde County, NC and were distributed to New York, Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Symptoms and risks of Salmonella infection Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. In grocery stores, they were sold under brands Country Daybreak; Crystal Farms; Coburn Farms; Sunshine Farms; Glenview; Great Value; and Food Lion's store brand. People most susceptible to Salmonella infection include young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News.

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