Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Cedarvale regains egg-grading licence

Cedarvale Farms near Guelph has regained its egg-grading licence.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency suspended its licence earlier this year because too many eggs failed to meet minimum weight standards for the grade that was indicated.

Yet the same CFIA allows the two largest egg-grading businesses in Canada to market cracked eggs in Grade A cartons. 

That's based on documented evidence contained in CFIA's own random-sample checking of egg grading.

Cracked eggs are a risk to health because harmful bacteria could enter via cracks and people eating raw eggs could be poisoned.