The FDA the eggs may be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. Twenty-two illnesses have been reported.
The recalled eggs will have a date range between 011 and 102 printed on the carton, according to the FDA.
Both Walmart and Food Lion stores were recipients of the eggs packaged as their store brands, along with a score of other packaging examples.
"Consumers with these eggs shouldn't eat them", says Scott Gottlieb, the FDA Commissioner.
The FDA reports that the Hyde County farm linked to the 22 illnesses produces 2.3 million eggs each day, has 3 million laying hens and a daily on-site Department of Agriculture inspector on site.
Rose Acre Farms in IN voluntarily recalled more than 200 million eggs this week over salmonella fears.
More than 200 million eggs are being recalled due to concerns about Salmonella.
Consumers who have purchased shells eggs are being told to immediately stop using the eggs.
The eggs come from Rose Acre Farms, located in Seymour.
Rose Acre Farms can be reached at 855-215-5730. Infected patients often recover without treatment, however, severe infection may require hospitalization.
The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most people recover without treatment. The recall also lists eggs that were distributed to the Waffle House restaurant chain.