Sanepid warns that consumption of the product without proper thermal treatment may cause the transfer of bacteria from eggs to other surfaces. As a result, infection and salmonellosis can occur.
The warning applies to eggs “My hen Polish free-range eggs Class A, size L” with batch number POW12 20.11 with the expiry date until November 20. Code on eggshells: 1PL 10161326.
The eggs were produced for Jeronimo Martins Polska SA (ul. Żniwna 5, 62-025 Kostrzyn) by the OVOVITA company (A. Kurasik 95-030 Rzgów, Prawda 60A Zakład Pakowania Jaj Prawda, packing plant code: PL-10065901).
Illustrative photo provided by GIS: my hen Polish free range eggs
GIS informs that the Egg Packing Center TRUE immediately after receiving the information about the detection of Salmonella Enteritidis on the surface of the eggs, began withdrawing the batch from the market and informed the farm from which the eggs came. As part of its internal control, the plant has not found any non-compliance so far, both in hygienic procedures and laboratory tests. Further explanatory proceedings in this case are underway.
The second of the warnings issued on Thursday concerns class M cage hen eggs, which were introduced to the market by Ferma Drobiu Andrzej Żmuda, Bogusława Żmuda, Spółka Jawna, 39-204 Żyraków 192. These are eggs with batch number: 10/25/2021, with expiry date until November 27. Code on eggshells: 3 PL 04141303.
According to GIS, the Veterinary Inspection Authority carried out an inspection at the place where the eggs were packed. It was established that the contested batch was fully marketed. Recipients that may be in possession of the contested batch of eggs have been identified in order to take further action to protect public health. The poviat veterinarian supervising the farm of origin of the eggs was notified.
According to the data published by the Department of Epidemiology of the NIPH-NIH, in Poland, for many years Salmonella spp. Has been the most common cause of bacterial gastrointestinal infections. The diseases caused by them most often appear as gastroenteritis, characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting. Infections most often occur through the ingestion of contaminated food.
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