Wright County Egg Mounts a Defense

By Corby Kummer
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Our man in Iowa, Joe Fassler, is the first person to see Wright County Egg's first response to the press, according to a company employee who handed it to him at 5:15 EST--and "otherwise, they wouldn't let me past the locked door," he says. Wright County Egg has been on the wrong end of publicity since the egg recall began.

We'll be hearing much more from Joe in coming days. For now, here's the release. Note the commitment to vaccinate all hens for its fresh eggs in the future, at the end of the fifth paragraph.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/08/wright-county-egg-mounts-a-defense/62133/