Make Our Food Safe

"Lawmakers demand answers on egg recall"

The Hill | Julian Pecquet

"Energy and Commerce Democrats on Tuesday wrote to the owner of an Iowa egg farm linked to a recent salmonella outbreak that has sickened 1,519 people to demand answers about positive salmonella tests at the farm prior to the recent incident.

Wright County Egg owner Austin DeCoster has agreed to testify at an oversight subcommittee hearing next Tuesday. His farm received 426 positive results for salmonella between 2008 and 2010, according to documents obtained by the panel, including 73 samples that were potentially positive for the strain linked to the recent outbreak ... "

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