iOS app Android app

Eggs

Make the Punishment Fit the Crime

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

A company's compliance record hinges on choosing between two philosophies. If it believes that compliance is the "cost of doing business," it invaria...

The Chicken and the Egg and the Dalai Lama

Tom Christopher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Christopher

The discovery of disease-bearing eggs should have come as no surprise. Violations uncovered at facilities aren't anomalies; These conditions are inherent in that style of egg production.

Food Safety We Need More Than a Band Aid

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Gunther

As the egg recall fades, I took a look at exactly what went on? Reality is. has anything really changed is anything going to change? Or as I fear it will be buisiness as usual?

PHOTOS: Rabbit, Ostrich Eggs, Morels, And Other Wild Foods Found At Farmers Markets

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fall is upon us, and with it a fresh batch of delicious goodies from the farmers market. While you can get almost all the staples with which to fill y...

Weekly Pulse: Rotten Eggs, Drowsy Doctors, and Expensive Insurance

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: Rotten Eggs, Drowsy Doctors, and Expensive Insuranceby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Tainted egg shell game The Iowa chap...

Let Them Eat Eggs at Their Tea Parties

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

The Tea Party has no solutions to deal with powerful business people who break the law. The Tea Party should serve eggs at their meetings. If they all get sick from salmonella, they should not complain.

New York Times Writers Speak up for Chickens, Chimps

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Today, the New York Times covers two of the pitched debates in our society about animals -- the controversy over the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research and the industrial confinement of laying hens in cages for egg production.

Experts Warn: Run From All Runny Eggs

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Stir

If you're pregnant, be especially careful with any eggs, and if you're not pregnant, you need to start thinking like a pregnant lady and avoid any and all foods that contain raw or uncooked eggs in any form.

Don't Walk on Egg Shells When It Comes to Food Safety

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Fedele Bauccio

Our egg industry is an emblem of industrialized animal agribusiness -- a system that jeopardizes the health of American consumers each and every day, institutionally abuses animals, and pollutes our seas and waterways.

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.

How To Poach an Egg in the Microwave

Apartment Therapy The Kitchn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I don't usually use the microwave to poach my breakfast egg, but it can come in very handy for a lunch egg. Lentils, brown rice, or a salad can be ele...

Tainted Meat/Rotten Eggs: What Does It Really Take to Make Food Safe?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alison Rose Levy

How do we raise and grow healthy food? Do we need more drugs, antibiotics, hormones, and vaccines, or fewer drugs and healthier growing practices?

The Incredible Edible Salmonella

Mike Malloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Malloy

Every other Western nation has long abandoned the torturous cruelty of battery cages for farm hens. And those eggs are actually cheaper to the consumer. But this is America, and corporate greed rules.

Eggs & fDA - Just Another Example of Weak Oversight

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Liberson, PhD

So an inmate arrives in prison. He's eating and suddenly someone jumps up and says: "21." Everyone laughs. Someone jumps up and says: "43." Everyo...

Weekly Pulse: Stem Cell Hell, Bad Eggs, and DIY Abortions

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Monday, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that all federally funded human embryonic stem cel...

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...

Green News Report: August 24, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Egg-gregio...

Mosque and Eggs: The Cable Combo Plate

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

You can actually hear the contaminated Muslim terrorist chickens chanting the name of their secret human leader! The Plotter in Chief!

Green Eggs and Ham

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

The CDC says that 200 cases of salmonella eggs were reported weekly in recent months around the country. So why is this only now being reported?

Egg Recall

csmonitor.com | 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...

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...

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: IN TODAY'S...

Egg Recall List UPDATE: 380 MILLION Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Scroll down for the latest egg recall list and numbers affected by the Wright County Egg recall* 380 million eggs coming from Wright County Egg of G...