FDA Hatches New Egg Safety Guidelines

Law360, New York (July 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced that it would be implementing new production and transportation safety standards for egg producers and distributors in an attempt to eliminate more than half of egg-borne salmonella outbreaks in the U.S.

The new regulations, part of a coordinated food-safety strategy between the FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, are aimed at preventing salmonella enteritidis contamination from the beginning of the egg supply cycle, with new preventative measures guiding hen selection and...
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