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200M Eggs Recalled Amid Salmonella Fears

It's the biggest US recall since 2010

(Newser) - Double-check your eggs—there's a massive egg recall in progress over salmonella fears, USA Today reports. A farm in Seymour, Indiana, is recalling over 200 million eggs amid an FDA report that 22 people have been sickened. The eggs have reached restaurants and retail stores in West Virginia, Virginia,... More »

Egg Farm's Salmonella Dated to '08

Wright County Egg tested positive 73 times in 2 years

(Newser) - You know that massive salmonella problem that led to the recall of hundreds of millions of eggs ? Turns out Wright County Egg has known about it since 2008. Their barns tested positive for salmonella 73 times over the two-year period leading up to the recall, congressional investigators say. The... More »

Kiss Runny Egg Yolks Good-Bye

... and other egg recall developments

(Newser) - As the egg recall beats on, some depressing news ... and more depressing news. The FDA chief has issued a tip for consumers, and fans of over-easy eggs won't be happy: avoid "runny egg yolks for mopping up with toast." And though the FDA said yesterday that it looks... More »

More Egg Recalls Coming, FDA Warns

As Congress questions what it knew about DeCoster

(Newser) - Even more eggs are likely to be recalled in the days ahead, the FDA announced today, enlarging an already massive recall that has affected half a billion eggs. "You have to wonder where the USDA and FDA inspectors were," say one attorney, telling MSNBC he's been retained by... More »

Scandals, Cruelty, Violations at Farm Behind Egg Recall

Recall expands to 380 million eggs

(Newser) - Looking for a villain in the massive egg recall announced Wednesday? Then meet Jack DeCoster, head of Wright County Eggs. The farm provided salmonella-tainted eggs to 15 of the 25 restaurants where people have gotten sick, and has, under DeCoster’s leadership, been involved in loads of scandals and health... More »

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