USA – FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Shell Eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses that is linked to shell eggs.

Update – September 10, 2018

As of September 10, 2018, there are 14 illnesses. Gravel Ridge Farms of Cullman, Alabama, has recalled cage-free, large eggs dating back to June 25, 2018.


The FDA is advising consumers not to eat recalled shell eggs produced by Gravel Ridge Farms. Consumers who have purchased these products can return them to the store for a refund. If any consumers have Gravel Ridge Farms eggs in their refrigerator, they should be discarded, regardless of the date stamped on the package. Recalled eggs were also sold to several grocery stores in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. For a complete list of stores, visit the recall notice.

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