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More illnesses from US eggs expected

08-20-2010 14:12 BJT

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Hundreds of people have become ill in the US after a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs, occurred in three states. Federal officials warn more cases are likely in the coming days.

State officials in California, Colorado and Minnesota have linked more than 270 illnesses to eggs from the Wright County Egg company in northern Iowa.

The company has recalled 380 million eggs that were distributed throughout the country, which is equivalent to the number of eggs consumed in the US in 2 days.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with state health departments to investigate the illnesses.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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