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Tainted Eggs Farmer Is A Repeat Offender


…Companies recover only about 36 percent of targeted products in a typical recall. That means that literally millions of people stand just an undercooked egg or an unwashed hand away from a nasty case of salmonella.” ~ Tom Philpott, grist.org

380 million eggs are being recalled nationwide that were distributed under 10 different brands now in 17 different states were traced back to a single producer, the Iowa-based Wright County Farms and farm owner Austin “Jack” DeCoster. Continue reading

US Egg Recall Expanded In Salmonella Outbreak

The eggs are in cartons of six, 12 or 18 eggs and come from plants identified as P-1026, P-1413 or P-1946 and followed by a number from 136 to 225. The figures are stamped on the end of the carton. ~Reuters.com”

380 million eggs are being recalled nationwide now due to a salmonella outbreak. Hundreds have gotten sick already in California, Colorado and Minnesota over the last three months according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). No deaths have been reported. Continue reading