Egg Company Fined $7 Million Over Salmonella Outbreak

Fresh brown eggs sit in a carton August 26, 2010, in San Rafael, California. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Owners of one of the nation’s largest egg producers, Iowa-based Quality Egg LLC, have pleaded guilty to bribing a public official and selling eggs contaminated with salmonella.

David Plunkett, senior attorney with the Food Safety Program at the non-partisan Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses the story with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.

Guest

  • David Plunkett, senior attorney with the Food Safety Program at the non-partisan Center for Science in the Public Interest.
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