Food Standards Australia has just announced that Bridgewater Poultry has issued a recall of a number of widely sold eggs due to the risk of salmonella contamination.
Potentially contaminated eggs have been available for sale at Coles supermarkets in Victoria and South Australia, and at Woolworths and independent stores in New South Wales, ACT, Tasmania and Victoria.
If you've recently bought eggs, make sure you have a close look at the brand and best-before date before they're consumed.
A number of eggs are potentially at risk
Bridgewater Poultry produces a number of egg varieties, and at this point customers are being advised to avoid the following:
- Woolworths 12 Cage Free Eggs 700g (barcode 9300633636982)
- Victorian Fresh Barn Laid Eggs 600g
- Victorian Fresh Barn Laid Eggs 700g
- Victorian Fresh Barn Laid Eggs 800g
- Loddon Valley Barn Laid 600g (in Victoria and South Australia only).
Best-before dates to avoid include: 20 MAR 19, 23 MAR 19, 27 MAR 19, 30 MAR 19, 3 APR 19, 6 APR 19, 10 APR 19, 14 APR 19, 17 APR 19, 20 APR 19, 24 APR 19, 27 APR 19, 29 APR 19.
Customers can return eggs to their place of purchase
If you have bought any of the above eggs, Food Standards Australia advises you to return them to your place of purchase for a full refund. If your at all concerned about your health, seek medical advice.
[Source: Food Standards Australia]