Massive Egg Recall

August 18, 2010 Updated Aug 18, 2010 at 12:51 PM EDT

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Massive Egg Recall

August 18, 2010 Updated Aug 18, 2010 at 12:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK, NY (ABC) - One of the nation's largest egg producers is recalling millions of eggs because of a salmonella outbreak.

The Wright County Egg Farm in Galt, Iowa, announced a voluntary recall of 228 million eggs after they were linked to hundreds of cases of salmonella poisoning in California, Colorado and Minnesota.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the farm to try to find the source of contamination.

"Wright County Egg is fully cooperating with FDA's investigation by undertaking this voluntary recall," the company said in a statement. "Our primary concern is keeping salmonella out of the food supply and away from consumers."

The eggs that are believed to be tainted were sold across the country with 13 brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph's, Boomsma's, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemp.

The egg cartons were packaged between May 16 and August 13 and stamped with one of three codes: P-1026, P-1413 or P-1946.

Consumers who believe they may have tainted shell eggs should return them to the store for a full refund, according to the company.

Read the full story ABCNews.com here.