Some Egg Farms in Maine Coming Under Scrunity

Updated 4 years ago

Three egg farms in Maine are coming under extra congressional scrutiny.A Congressional committee wants the inspection records and documents related to accusation of egg contamination at three farms with ties to Jack Decoster.It follows the salmonella-driven recall of 380-million eggs from an Iowa farm owned by Decoster.Maine State veterinarian Don Hoenig says Maine has regulations that go beyond federal ones.He cites as examples Maine’s requirement of vaccinations of young birds for salmonella and follow-up tests to see if the vaccinations worked.He also says there are stepped-up inspections of farm buildings here in Maine.


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