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10 Arrested As Federal Agents Search Sparboe Farms

Federal homeland security agents are at the Sparboe Farms facility in Litchfield as part of a criminal investigation.

01/08/2013

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Target Scrambles To Line Up New Egg Suppliers

Egg shortages were reported at some Target stores after the retailer ended its relationship with a producer accused of animal cruelty, and the company scrambled Monday to line up new suppliers before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2011

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Egg Producer Creates Task Force On Cruelty Charges

An embattled egg producer that lost McDonald’s and other customers says it’s creating a task force to review its food safety, animal care and sustainability practices.

11/21/2011

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A Video Showing Cruel Conditions Of Chickens Is Going Viral

Mercy for Animals has produced a video showing the poor and cruel conditions of how some chickens are raised.

11/21/2011

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More Grocers Pull Sparboe Eggs From Shelves

A number of grocery stores have pulled eggs from Sbarboe Farms off their shelves, in the wake of video showing purported animal cruelty.

11/21/2011

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Target Refuses To Use Eggs From MN Farm

Following McDonald’s lead, Target Corp. has now refused to use eggs from Sparboe Farms, where undercover cameras recorded unsanitary conditions and employees harming the chickens.

11/19/2011

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McD’s Stops Using MN Egg Supplier Over Shocking Video

McDonald’s Corp. said Friday it has dropped a Minnesota-based egg supplier after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer’s farms in three states.

11/18/2011