A massive recall of a common household foodstuff is not necessarily a laughing matter, unless that foodstuff happens to be eggs, in which case America's headline writers simply can't get enough of it. And while we enjoy a good yolk-related pun as much as anyone, we'd probably appreciate it a lot more if the eggs in question weren't making people sick. Behold the summer's runniest (see what we did there?) meme:
"DeLauro and Waxman, Leaving No Shell Unturned, Ask for Egg Recall Info" - The Wall Street Journal
"Sunny Side Up For Local Farm Following Egg Recall" - The Muncie Star Press
"Making Sure Your Dozen Isn't Dirty" - Omaha World-Herald
"Beating the Egg Recall" - NBC Bay Area
"The Hard-Boiled Truth About the Egg Recall" - Wired
"Egg Recall Reveals Regulatory Cracks" - Minneapolis Star-Tribune
"It's Time To Get Cooking On Egg Safety" - The Hill
"Ohio Scrambles On Egg Recall" - Akron Beacon Journal
"Organic Egg Sellers Scramble To Keep Up With Fresh Interest After Recall" - Daily Finance
"Will Egg Recall Scramble Consumer Appetite for Eggs?" - Daily Finance
"NH Egg Buyers Flock To Local Farms" - Union-Leader (N.H.)
"Egg Recall Cautiously Taps Indiana" - Evansville Courier & Press
"Total Egg Recall*" - The Guardian
*We know this is not technically an egg pun. But a pun in any way associated with Arnold Schwarzenegger is too good to resist.
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