Eggs pulled from Australian supermarkets due to Salmonella fears

A RANGE of eggs have been pulled from the shelves of Australian supermarkets due to potential salmonella contamination.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand issued the recall on Thursday for Woolworths 12 cage free eggs 700g, Victorian Fresh barn laid eggs 600, 700 and 800g, and Loddon Valley barn laid eggs 600g.

The Loddon Valley eggs are only sold in Victoria and South Australia.


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The eggs listed have been sold at Woolworths and independent stores in NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and the ACT along with Coles in Victoria and South Australia.

The best before dates are March 20, March 23, March 27, March 30, April 3, April 6, April 10, April 14, April 17, April 20, April 24, April 27 and April 29.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand warns the products  “may cause illness if consumed”.

“Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund,” a statement read.

PHOTO | Food Standards Australia New Zealand

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