American Egg Products of Blackshear, Georgia, is recalling five pound cartons of frozen egg product, Lot #272-1, because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled egg product was distributed to Georgia and Florida and sold to three distributors and/or further food manufacturers.
The product, American Egg Products Frozen Egg Product, comes in five pound paper cartons. Lot # 272-1 is printed across the side of the master case and is also embossed on the gable of each individual carton inside the case with the plant number as 272 1 P 1105.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.
The recall was initiated as a result of a routine sampling by a private laboratory which revealed that the finished product contained Salmonella. The company has ceased distribution of the above referenced product. Investigation by the FDA and the company is ongoing to identify the source of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased this product, American Egg Products Frozen Egg Product, Lot # 272-1, are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 912-449-5700 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.