Make Our Food Safe
11/21/2011

"McDonalds dumps egg supplier after safety, cruelty concerns"

Reuters | Karin Matz

"(Reuters) - McDonald's said on Friday it dumped a McMuffin egg supplier after a government agency found filthy conditions and 'unacceptable rodent activity,' and an animal rights group exposed cruel treatment of the chickens.

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to the owner of Sparboe Farms on Wednesday stating the agency inspected five egg production facilities in Iowa, Minnesota and Colorado and found 'serious violations' of a federal rule designed to prevent salmonella and protect consumers..."

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