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Half a Billion Eggs, DeCoster, Factory Farms and Consolidation: The View From Iowa

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Murphy

As massive food safety outbreaks become more common, everyday Americans are starting to take a closer look at what they eat and how it's made.

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.

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.

Weekly Pulse: DIY Abortions on the Border, Pawlenty Screws MN on Sex Ed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: DIY Abortions on the Border, Pawlenty Screws MN on SexEd by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Women on along U.S.-Mexico bord...

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.

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.

Imported Seafood May Be Riskier Than Gulf Seafood Post-Oil Spill

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

...Environmental activists fervently insists the impact on food from BP's gift that kept on giving for more than three months lies just beneath the su...

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...

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 ...

Green News Report: August 26, 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: Aid slowly...

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?

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.

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!

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...

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: 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...

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...

Poultry: Food Poisoning Culprit Number 1

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Cooking chicken on the grill this summer? Be careful. Poultry is still the leading culprit in food poisoning outbreaks, health officia...

The Latest In Food Recalls: Bison Meat, Chicken Of The Sea Tuna

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the slideshow below we'll be keeping track of the latest major U.S. food -- and food-related -- recalls. According to the Institute of Medicin...

Salmonella In Hawaii: Ahi Tuna ID'd As Source Of Outbreak

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ten reported case of Salmonella Paratyphi B infection in O'ahu were traced to frozen imported Ahi tuna, most likely from Asia, that the victims had mo...