FDA Requires Smaller Egg Cos. To Follow Safety Rule

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 7:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration fully implemented 2009 egg safety regulations on Monday when it required medium-sized egg producers to buy poultry from suppliers that monitor for salmonella and to establish pest and biosecurity measures across their farms.

The FDA introduced new production and transportation safety standards for egg producers and distributors in July 2009 in an attempt to eliminate more than half of egg-borne salmonella outbreaks in the U.S. The regulations, part of a coordinated food safety strategy between the FDA and the U.S....
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