BYU Dining Services
180 USB, Brigham Young University      Phone: (801) 422-2571

Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak in Shell Eggs

August 23, 2010

On August 13, 2010, Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, conducted a nationwide voluntary recall of shell eggs that it had shipped since May 19, 2010 to food wholesalers, distribution centers and foodservice companies in California, Illinois, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. These companies distribute nationwide.

The recalled shell eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps.

BYU purchases its shelled eggs from Oakdale Egg Farms located in Utah and is not affected by this recall.

Any questions or concerns may be forwarded to the Dining Services website Submission Form, or by contacting the director, at dean_a_wright@byu.edu or roland_nelson@byu.edu .



BYU Dining Services Food Recalls

March 5, 2010

On Tuesday, March 2nd, BYU Dining Services was notified of a potential food recall. The department implemented its food recall protocols. On Thursday, March 4th, Dining Services received notification that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was taking steps to protect the public, following early indication of Salmonella Tennessee, in one company’s supply of hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP). This is a common ingredient, used most frequently as a flavor enhancer. In coordination with the FDA, the US Department of Agriculture, and our local Health Department, BYU Dining Services is monitoring and assessing potential risks. At this time, there are no known illnesses associated with this contamination. All products indicated by the early warning have been segregated. Any questions or concerns may be forwarded to the Dining Services website Submission Form, or by contacting the director, at dean_a_wright@byu.edu.













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