GOVERNMENT UNVEILS NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR EGG SAFETY

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators unveiled a trio of safety requirements designed to prevent human illness caused by contaminated eggs, the latest salvo in the government's ongoing campaign to combat foodborne illness.One element that some considered controversial would require cartons of fresh eggs to display safe-handling instructions advising consumers that "eggs may contain harmful bacteria known

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators unveiled a trio of safety requirements designed to prevent human illness caused by contaminated eggs, the latest salvo in the government's ongoing campaign to combat foodborne illness.

One element that some considered controversial would require cartons of fresh eggs to display safe-handling instructions advising consumers that "eggs may contain harmful bacteria known to cause serious illness." Another aspect would mandate a maximum 45-degrees Fahrenhe

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