Larry Schultz Organic Farm Recalls Organic Eggs Linked to Salmonella Illnesses

October 21, 2011

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are investigating illnesses in at least six people in Minnesota that are connected with a recall of organic shell eggs due to contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. The contamined eggs were traced back by the MDA to Larry Schultz Organic Farm of Owatonna, where environmental testing confirmed the presence of Salmonella Enteritidis. Larry Schultz Organic Farm is cooperating with the MDA investigation and has issued a voluntary recall of the products.

The products being recalled are:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
81076600001 SCHULTZ ORG LARGE EGGS 12 CT 286 NOV12
81076600002 SCHULTZ ORG X-LARGE EGGS 12 CT 286 NOV12
81076600003 SCHULTZ JUMBO EGGS 12 CT 286 NOV12

Eggs affected by this recall were distributed to restaurants, grocery stores, food wholesalers and foodservice companies in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.