Ex-egg Farm Workers Say Complaints Ignored

Ex-egg farm workers say complaints ignored

U.S. Agriculture Department employees worked full-time at two Iowa egg farms at the center of a salmonella outbreak, but two former workers said they ignored complaints about conditions at one site. United States - Agriculture - Iowa - Food and Drug Administration - U.S. Agriculture Department

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