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Iowa approved egg farm tied to ‘habitual violator’


August 31, 2010
By The Associated Press

August 30, 2010, Galt, IA — The owner of an egg farm at the center of a
massive salmonella recall was able to expand his egg empire despite
being branded a “habitual violator” of Iowa’s environmental laws — a
label that was supposed to ban him from building any more farms.

August 30, 2010, Galt, IA — The owner of an egg farm at the center of a massive salmonella recall was able to expand his egg empire despite being branded a “habitual violator” of Iowa’s environmental laws — a label that was supposed to ban him from building any more farms.

Documents reviewed by The Associated Press suggest Austin “Jack” DeCoster, one of the nation’s largest egg producers, got around the ban that lasted more than four years by having associates seek approval for the projects, only to assume control of the enterprise later.

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