Make Our Food Safe
09/14/2010

"Experts say big egg farms can mean big problems "

The Associated Press (as Published in ABC News and The Madison Daily Leader) |

"CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- From the first days of the recent recall of 550 million eggs from two Iowa farms, one issue about large-scale agriculture has been clear: When something goes wrong on a big farm, it's going to be a big problem.

 

It's a point even some supporters of industrialized farming acknowledge.

'If you have something go wrong, it'll generally go wrong through a million and a half birds,' said Arnold Riebli, one of the owners of Sunrise Farms near of Petaluma, Calif., which has more than a million laying hens ... "

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