France – Salmonella prompts recall of more than half a million eggs

Food Safety News

A number of supermarkets in France have recalled eggs sold under different brand names due to possible Salmonella contamination.

According to the French magazine 60 Millions de Consommateurs the recall covers more than 500,000 eggs but there have been no official communications from authorities and no reported illnesses.

Carrefour has issued three recalls. The first involved the company Arradoy and the other two the firm Matines.

The Arradoy recall was for packages of 20 large standard eggs with dates on the boxes of April 27 to May 18. The implicated eggs are marked with lot number 3FRMDB678 and lot 06 on the box.

The Matines recalls involve packs of 10 and 30 medium sized shell eggs with recommended use-by dates from April 26 to May 14. The code on the eggs is 3FRMDB08 and FR 32 066 020 is on the boxes.

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