8:29 am August 19, 2010, by Deanna Engel
An Iowa company has recalled 380 million eggs after hundreds of people got sick from a salmonella outbreak.
The recall initially affected four states, but it has been expanded to 17, including Georgia.
The most common symptoms of salmonella are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight hours to 72 hours of eating a contaminated product. It can be life-threatening, especially to those with weakened immune systems.
Although thoroughly cooking eggs can kill the bacteria, health officials are recommending people throw away or return recalled eggs.
After the scare, will you still eat eggs? Will you use them in recipes? Do you feel safer eating eggs ordered at a restaurant?
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