Thursday, July 7, 2016

Egg cheats lose appeal

Austin "Jack" DeCoster and son Peter DeCoster who cheated on egg quality for their mega-sized egg-production business in Iowa have lost an appeal of their three-month sentences.

In 2010, there was a rash of food-poisoning outbreaks across the United States that were linked to salmonella bacteria in eggs from the DeCoster operations.

Subsequent investigations found the farms in an alarming state of poor sanitation and pest controls.

I find it unbelievable that their appeal was supported by a small-business group. Apparently risking the lives of your customers is okay by them.

Now, when will our Canadian egg-quality cheats be hauled into court? After a rash of food poisonings?