Firm Recalls Egg Salad in 17 States Over Possible Contamination

Ballard's Farm Sausage is recalling its egg salad in Florida and 16 other states because of possible contamination.

The company says tests show mixed results for a bacteria that can cause serious or fatal infections in young children or elderly people. It also can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.

Ballard's President David Ballard says the company has temporarily suspended producing egg salad while it investigates the contamination. Consumers can return the 12-ounce containers of egg salad for a refund.

The company has not said where the containers were sold.