Make Our Food Safe
09/16/2010

"Inquiry on egg farms in Maine"

The Boston Globe | Jenn Abelson

"Three egg producers in Maine that supply many New England grocery stores are under scrutiny by congressional investigators because of their ties to Austin 'Jack' DeCoster, whose Iowa farm was at the center of the recent egg recall.

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has requested that DeCoster turn over inspection records and documents related to any allegations of egg contamination, or violations of health, safety, environmental, or animal cruelty laws at Dorothy Egg Farms, Mountain Hollow Farms, and Quality Egg of New England. Together, the three Maine farms provide about 100 million cartons of eggs a year to grocery stores throughout the region ... "

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