Sunday, April 15, 2018

North Carolina egg farm with 'small-town, family-owned values' recalls 200,000,000 eggs. How many hens do they house?

You'll find the answer below.

You'll also find a photo of wall-to-wall chickens

and a Bible verse

on the Rose Acres Farms homepage.

200 million eggs recalled over salmonella fears.  (USA Today, 4/14/2018)

The phrase 'factory farm' is not used in the above article.

Reviews found at Indeed

Related reading:
Rose Acres Farms wins long battle with NC regulators over air emssions.  (University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 5/25/2016)
In case you are unfamiliar with the case, Rose Acre Farms was started by the Rust family in the 1930’s with two hen houses and is now an industry-leader in egg production, with 17 facilities in six states. The case at issue concerned their operation in Hyde County, North Carolina, which houses 3.5 million hens. [emphasis added]

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