RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A company has recalled egg salad sold in Virginia and seven other states because of possible contamination.

The egg salad was made by Ballard’s Farm Sausage and was sold in 12-ounce containers as Ballard’s Farm Egg Salad at Wal-Mart and other food retailers. The recall includes salads marked with a use-by date of November Seventh.

North Carolina health officials ordered the recall after a sample in North Carolina tested positive for Listeria, which can cause serious or fatal infections in young children or elderly people.

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