Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Salmonella Outbreak Brings Down Egg Mogul
By Ian Froeb
on Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:00 AM
. An activist group covertly videotaped Sparboe employees mistreating and even killing chickens under their care
. McDonald's and Target have since dumped Sparboe as a supplier.
Now, the DeCosters are leaving the egg business.
Neither DeCoster has been charged over last year's outbreak, which sickened some 1,900 people. The U.S. Attorney's Office with jurisdiction over the case would not confirm to the AP whether the investigation continues.
Yesterday, Gut Check related news of one disgraced egg supplier,