The Protect Interstate Commerce Act is an amendment to the Farm Bill (HR 2642) that denies states the ability to enact laws within their own borders. The amendment introduced by [ … ]
A few thousand organic eggs have been recalled due to contamination with salmonella.
Cal-Maine has added another 1440 eggs to the recall. The eggs came from Ohio Fresh Eggs, which is owned by the same people responsible for the more than half billion eggs recalled in August of this year. The eggs have the potential to be infected with salmonella. Consumers are advised to return the eggs to the store where they were purchased.
Ohio Fresh Eggs, an egg factory farm co-owned by the owners of Hillandale Farms and Wright County Egg – yes, the folks behind the half billion egg recall – have found a positive sample of salmonella at their Croton, Ohio facility. No illnesses have been reported in conjunction with this recall. 288,000 eggs are being recalled.
Hillandale Farms and Wright County Egg – the two egg companies implicated in the salmonella infections this summer – applied to the FDA for permission to sell their eggs again. Hillandale Farms was granted permission. Wright County Egg was not.
We do our very best to touch on as much of the health- and environment-related news that we can from across the web, but there are always stories we don’t get to. Here’s a quick roundup of food news from the last week or so that we didn’t hit on.
The salmonella outbreak has spurred calls for a mandatory vaccination of hens against the bacteria. But can a vaccine fix the problems of industrial egg production?
We do our very best to touch on as much of the health- and environment-related news that we can from across the web, but there are always stories we don’t get to. Here’s a quick roundup of food news from the last week or so that we didn’t manage to hit on.
Since news first broke about the massive egg recall, eggs seem to be all folks are talking about. The big questions are: how did this salmonella contamination happen, and what can we do about it?
Egg substitutes for your recipes during the recall. Learn about eggs’ purpose in recipes, and how you can get around using them.
Eggs from hens that are confined in cages or crowded sheds are more likely to be contaminated with Salmonella, while eggs from pasture raised chickens are less at risk.
The egg recall expanded to include more than a half billion eggs on Friday. Hillandale Farms of Iowa joined Wright County Egg in recalling shell eggs due to possible salmonella contamination.
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa has issued a recall for 380 million eggs possibly infected with salmonella. The company is a repeat offender of environmental laws and has paid fines for federal immigration charges and animal cruelty charges.