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HEALTH RECALL: Bridgewater Eggs have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination

Food Standards Australia New Zealand have issued a recall on Bridgewater Poultry Eggs because of potential microbial contamination that could cause customers to fall ill.

These eggs are sold at Woolworths stores across Australia and customers are being advised to return the products to their local store for a full refund and to seek medical attention if they fear they have been contaminated.

Read the full recall details below.

Bridgewater Poultry Eggs recalled due to salmonella risk

Products that have been recalled:

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 (VIC and SA only).

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Reason for recall:

The recall is due to potential microbial (Salmonella Enteriditis) contamination and products contaminated with Salmonella may cause illness if consumed.

Where they are sold:

The products have been available for sale at Woolworths and independent stores in NSW, VIC, TAS and Coles in VIC and SA.

What to do if you have any?

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information please contact:

Bridgewater Poultry

03 54 373 100

www.loddonvalleyeggs.com.au

Read the full announcement from Food Standards Australia New Zealand here.

About Salmonella

Salmonellosis symptoms include fever, headache, severe diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.

Symptoms usually start around 6 to 72 hours after the contaminated food is eaten and usually last for four to seven days but can continue for much longer.

Symptoms and signs of salmonella

  • Headaches
  • Severe Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Health warning on contaminated eggs sold in Coles and Woolworths

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Jodie Humphries

Jodie is a beach-loving dog mum from the Mid North Coast of NSW now based in the Northern Beaches. She loves nothing more than to empower women to live a happier healthier lifestyle.