Farms Recalling Eggs Share Suppliers, Other Ties

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers of chickens and feed as well as ties to an Iowa business routinely cited for violating state and federal law, an egg industry spokeswoman said. Full...

Congress Calls Egg Company Owners To Testify

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A House panel is calling the owners of two Iowa companies involved in a massive egg recall to testify before Congress next month. A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will hold a hearing on the recall Sept. 14. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .

Salmonella Find Links 2 Iowa Farms To Egg Recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Food and Drug Administration officials say they have found positive samples of salmonella that link two Iowa farms to a massive egg recall. Investigators found salmonella in chicken feed at Wright County Egg that was used by that farm and also Hillandale Farms, the FDA said. Authorities...

Investigators Say Egg Company Knew Of Salmonella

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Iowa egg farm at the center of a massive salmonella outbreak received hundreds of positive results for salmonella in the two years before its eggs sickened more than 1,500 people, congressional investigators said Tuesday. In a letter to the company's owner, the House Energy...

Lawmaker: A 'Disturbing Picture' Of Egg Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Members of a House subcommittee showed photos of dead chickens, bugs and holes in hen houses on Wednesday as they prepared to question the heads of two egg farms linked to as many as 1,600 cases of salmonella poisoning this summer. The committee chairman, Rep. Bart Stupak. . ...

Egg Tycoon Apologizes For Salmonella

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (UPI) An egg tycoon whose business has been linked to the U.S. salmonella outbreak told a congressional panel Wednesday his family failed to adapt to growth. Austin "Jack" DeCoster, testifying before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee, apologized for the illness caused...