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Egg Recall

What The Egg Recall Tells Us About The Horrors Of Industrial Food

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's nothing like a good salmonella outbreak to inspire FDA inspectors to deliver blunt, graphic reports from inside the industrial food system. Wh...

The Incredible Inedible Egg: 500 Million Reasons for Senate Action

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eli Y. Adashi

One would not normally expect anything of value to come out of rotten eggs. The case of the tainted Iowan shell eggs may well be the exception.

FDA Inspection of Egg Factory Farms Mirrors HSUS Findings

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wayne Pacelle

The assurances from the egg industry that its operators maintain safe and clean facilities, treat animals humanely, and do it all at low cost are a charade. The eggs may seem cheap, but the costs are passed on in terms of health costs.

Boehner's Attack on Regulation Runs Afoul of Lessons From BP and Katrina

Sidney Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sidney Shapiro

Instead of mindlessly repeating the conservative shibboleth that free markets are good and regulation is bad, lawmakers would be better off examining why the current system is not working.

The Egg Recall Was a Disaster Waiting to Happen

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John W. Boyd Jr.

The people who are least surprised to hear of the appalling conditions that led to the egg recall that began on August 13 were my fellow small and mid-sized farmers.

If You Wouldn't Eat a Dog or Cat, Why Eat a Chicken?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

As a result of all the media coverage surrounding the recall, countless Americans have been shocked to discover just how hideously chickens are treated in this country.

FDA To Inspect All Large Egg Farms

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is planning to inspect all of the country's largest egg farms before the end of next year followin...

Iowa's Secretary of Ag Brags About Iowa's Eggs

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

Bill Northey, Iowa's secretary of agriculture, is so darn proud of his state's capacity to crank out factory farmed eggs that he had to make a YouTube video to boast about it.

Rotten Inside and Out

Gene Baur | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gene Baur

The recent recall of half a billion eggs contaminated with salmonella is another reminder about how harmful industrial animal farming is. Thousand...

Salmonella Links 2 Iowa Farms To Egg Recall

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is planning to inspect all of the country's largest egg farms before the end of next year followin...

Letterman Shows How To Get Refund For Poison Eggs (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night during his monologue on "The Late Show," Letterman addressed the recent mass egg recall. With several brands found to have salmonella, the ...

Egg Recall: Salmonella Found In Feed At Two Iowa Egg Farms; Feed Mill Under Review

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE: Feed Mill At Center Of Egg Recall Under Review: Associated Press: DES MOINES, Iowa -- A state Department of Agriculture inspector will visit ...

Are Your Eggs Safe to Eat?

John Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

From an animal welfare point of view, cage free eggs are far from perfect, but they are better. And from a public health perspective, cage-free eggs are a necessary and urgently needed improvement.

The Most Trusted Names in Untrustworthy Products

Chris Marcil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Marcil

Farmer Johnson Consumer Brands, Inc., a division of Amalgamated Consolidated Worldwide, GmbH., announces that, owing to an unfortunate animal-fecal outbreak at its Missouri plant, the following items have been recalled.

If They Build It, People Will Complain

Lloyd Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lloyd Garver

We are in the midst of the biggest recall in American history. Obviously, I'm talking about eggs. While it's true that the majority of chickens may pose no threat to America, the threat from a minority of them is so great, we must be wary of all chickens.

Total Recall: Farm Animal Cruelty, Public Health Connected

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wayne Pacelle

The lifelong extreme confinement of laying hens in tiny cages is not just inhumane, it's also been linked to human disease. Every one of the eggs recently recalled for Salmonella came from hens confined in cages.

Food Safety for the 21st Century

Paul W. Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul W. Chang

When Congress returns from its summer recess, it can make quick work of reducing the frequency and impact food borne illnesses.

Egg Recall: U.S. Chose Not To Require Vaccine For Egg Threat

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa — Low-cost vaccines that may help prevent the kind of salmonella outbreak that has led to the recall of more than a half-billio...

Safer Food Comes From a Fair System: Why Denver Citizens Should Care About USDA/DOJ hearings in Ft. Collins This Week

Judy Montero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Judy Montero

The egg recall is an example of why the consolidation of our food supply puts consumers at risk and why I am such a proponent of local, sustainable food producers.

Are The Eggs Sold At My Supermarket Safe To Eat?

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Two large Iowa farms have recalled 550 million eggs because of possible contamination with salmonella. Investigators from the Food and Drug Administra...

Egg Recall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's no real silver lining to an issue as potentially deadly as salmonella poisoning, but it never hurts to get people thinking and reading about h...

Egg Recall: FDA Calls For More Authority, Says Avoid Runny Egg Yolks

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread be...

"I am the Egg [Rule] ... " Would It Have Prevented the Salmonella Outbreak?

William Marler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Marler

Where were the inspectors? Why did it take local, state and federal authorities since May -- when the outbreak began -- to figure it out announce it to the public?

Egg Recall: Supplier Austin 'Jack' DeCoster Has History Of Health, Safety Violations

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers...

Egg Recall -- Don't Roll That Way

Jonathan Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Bernstein

This week's recall of at least 380 million eggs potentially contaminated by salmonella makes it clear that too many CEO's play ostrich about the possibility of a recall.