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"Fears led to crackdown on egg safety in Maine"

The Des Moines Register | Philip Brasher

"Washington, D.C. - Maine officials worried so much about a salmonella outbreak from Jack DeCoster's egg operations that they forced him to take steps to stop the contamination, including hiring a staff veterinarian.

Contrast that with the situation in Iowa, which doesn't have its own standards for egg safety and does not inspect egg farms, including DeCoster's Wright County operations, which have been linked to the nation's largest known outbreak of the type of salmonella found in eggs .... "

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