Tags: salmonella | eggs | Iowa | farm

Egg Baron Apologizes for National Salmonella Outbreak

Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 03:01 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The owner of Iowa egg farms implicated in a national outbreak of salmonella expressed remorse Wednesday, apologized to anyone who might have fallen ill, and said he prays daily for those who became sick. "We were horrified to learn that our eggs may have made people sick," Wright County Egg owner Austin "Jack" DeCoster said during testimony before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on investigations, CNN reported. "We apologize to everyone who may have been sickened by eating our eggs. I pray several times each day for all of them and for their improved health."

eggs, salmonella, farm, apology, DeCosterDeCoster acknowledged that his company’s chicken and hog farms failed to meet food safety rules as they grew, adding, "I am sorry for those failings. I accept responsibility for those mistakes in our operations."

State regulators in the Northeast and Midwest have cited DeCoster’s farms repeatedly.

A protester carrying a banner proclaiming "recall ALL egg production" interrupted DeCoster’s testimony, CNN reported.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

US Hospitals Consider Withholding Care to Ebola Patients

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 13:08 PM

The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medi . . .

McCain: ISIS Recruiting Strategy 'Not Going Away'

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 13:06 PM

The strategy the Islamic State (ISIS) is using that focuses on social media to recruit and motivate new members is "not  . . .

Ex-CIA Official: Canadian Border Easier to Infiltrate From

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 13:05 PM

Attacks by self-radicalized Muslim terrorists in Canada are causing a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved