Certain brands of eggs recalled due to Salmonella

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall of eggs distributed by Star Egg Co. in Saskatchewan due to concerns over potential Salmonella contamination. While no illnesses have been reported, the recall was initiated as a precautionary measure after reviewing test results. CFIA is currently conducting a food safety investigation, and further recalls may follow as necessary.

The affected products include various brands and sizes of eggs packaged under different labels. Consumers are advised to check their egg cartons for specific UPC codes and expiration dates listed below:

  • Compliments brand large size eggs, dozen cartons, UPC 0 55742 35750 9, Code 2024MR14 S21
  • Harman brand medium size eggs, dozen cartons, UPC 0 63902 00202 2, Code 2024MR28 S-21
  • Star Egg brand extra large size eggs, 15 dozen packaging, Code 2024MR07 S-21
  • Star Egg brand large size eggs, package of 60, UPC 0 63902 05030, Codes 2024MR07; 2024MR14; 2024MR21; 2024AL04 and 2024AL19
  • Star Egg brand medium size eggs, 15 dozen packaging, Code 2024MR21 S-21
  • No name large size white eggs, package of 60, UPC 0 60383 22293 2, Codes 2024MR07; 2024MR14; 2024MR21; 2024AL04 and 2024AL19

Consumers who have purchased any of these products are urged to either discard them or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

Star Egg Co., based in Saskatchewan, specializes in the grading, distribution, and marketing of shell eggs in western Canada. The company sources its eggs from 65 local farm operations. Recently, Star Egg received a CA$5 million (US$3.71 million) grant from the Canadian government to modernize and automate its packaging process and install new processing equipment for in-house egg processing activities.