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"House Hearing On Salmonella-Tainted Eggs Turns Testy"

NPR | Dan Charles and April Fulton

It's Salmonella Day on Capitol Hill.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee has summoned top executives from two giant Iowa egg producers — Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms of Iowa.

The FDA has fingered both as the sources of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 1,600 people in recent months.

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