In the official documents piling up over the nationwide outbreak of Salmonella, Austin J. “Jack” DeCoster, who may be the nation’s No. 1 egg producer, is getting only the obligatory warning letter from the
Information brought to light during hearings before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce has led to punitive damages being added to lawsuits against Quality Egg/Wright County of Iowa.
The amended lawsuits were filed
The congressional panel investigating the recent recall of 550 million
eggs tied to a multistate Salmonella outbreak has again pushed back its food safety
hearing. The hearing is now scheduled for tomorrow at noon EST.
According to congressional investigators, Wright County Egg, the Iowa company at the center of a half billion egg recall tied to more than 1,500 cases of Salmonella, had received hundreds of positive tests for the
The Congressional panel investigating the recent recall of 550 million eggs tied to a multistate Salmonella outbreak has moved its food safety hearing, originally planned for today, to next week.
Jack DeCoster, owner of Wright
This isn’t your typical egg farm. In Elkhart, Iowa, about 70 miles south of Wright County Egg–the mega-farm at the center of a 550 million egg recall tied to almost 1,500 Salmonella illnesses–colorful hens
Federal officials are widening their investigation of two Iowa farms at the center of a large-scale egg recall and multistate Salmonella outbreak. The criminal division of the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of
Quality Egg, which does business under the name Wright County Egg, faces a fourth lawsuit brought on behalf of a Salmonella outbreak victim by the Seattle law firm Marler Clark. The lawsuit was filed against
Flies “too numerous to count,” rodents, wild birds, maggots, and open piles of manure four to eight feet high were among the observations released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday, illustrating “significant objectionable