FDA inspectors found an egg farm in North Carolina that is responsible for an outbreak of salmonella illness that sickened at least 35 people in a several state area. Upon inspection, dozens of live and dead rodents were found inside the hen houses and insects hovered throughout the farm. Employees were seen touching contaminated body parts and dirty surfaces while handling food.
LifeTip: If you use eggs, they should be cooked thoroughly—and chosen from high-quality producers. (Discard any egg cartons with the plant numbers P-1065 or P-1359D)
Adapted from PositiveChoices.com