Make Our Food Safe
08/29/2010

"DeCosters in Iowa: A checkered legacy "

The Des Moines Register | Philip Brasher and Tony Leys

"Galt, Ia. - Wright County seemed to have finally gotten the best of both worlds with the DeCoster family. The notoriety and the environmental problems the DeCosters brought were gone. The money and the jobs they provided were still here.

But now, the county and its most famous businessman are household names nationwide, linked to a massive recall of eggs and the biggest recorded outbreak of illnesses caused by the type of salmonella bacteria found in eggs ... "

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