West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass says his agency has stopped looking for eggs included in a multistate recall.
Douglass says state agriculture inspectors found potentially tainted eggs at 18 locations in West Virginia. But Thursday's announcement was accompanied by the news that Douglass has taken inspectors off the special egg patrol.
Douglass says the likelihood of finding more eggs subject to recall is diminishing and inspectors have gone back to regular tasks.
More than 550 million eggs from two Iowa farms were recalled in August after being linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning.
West Virginia Department of Agriculture, www.wvagriculture.org.