FDA and CDC Media Advisory on Shell Eggs Contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Drug News
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WHAT:

A media update from FDA and CDC officials on the recall of shell eggs contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis.

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WHO:

Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, FDA Principal Deputy Commissioner

David Elder, FDA director, Office of Regional Operations

Capt. Christopher R. Braden, M.D., acting director, Division Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

WHEN:

Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, 3:00 p.m. EDT

HOW:

Reporters in the United States can participate by calling 888-324-3491. International callers will need to dial 1-312-470-0182. The passcode is "FDA."

A replay of the briefing will be available approximately one hour after the event ends until September 15, 2010, at midnight, EDT. To hear the replay, callers in the United States can dial 866-493-8051. International callers can dial 1- 203-369-1750.

CONTACT: Pat El-Hinnawy of FDA, eggs@fda.hhs.gov

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Aug. 30/

SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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