*What:“Recall All Eggs,Go Vegan”Protest
*When:Tuesday August 24,11:30am –1:00pm
*Where:Albertson’s grocery store in Uptown
3524 McKinney Ave. (at Lemmon Ave. East)
Please join MFA as we gather outside of Albertson’s grocery store in Uptown,donning bio-hazard suits and passing out emergency Vegetarian Starter Kits,reminding the public that the best way to prevent animal cruelty and protect human health is to adopt a vegan diet.
Austin “Jack”DeCoster,owner of Quality Egg of New England (QENE) —the subject of a 2009 MFA undercover cruelty investigation —is now connected to a nationwide…recall of 380 million eggs. The eggs,linked to over 200 cases of salmonella poisoning in several states,were produced by Wright County Egg in Galt,Iowa —one of DeCoster’s many agribusiness operations. On August 13,the company began a recall of 228 million eggs,but on August 18 expanded the recall to 380 million eggs (or 32 million dozen-egg cartons).
Albertson’s carries a brand of eggs that was impacted by the recall.
We will provide the bio-hazard suits and signs that say,“Recall All Eggs,Go Vegan”and “Egg Industry:Rotten to Hens.”
For more information on the recall please visit our MFA blog:http://tinyurl.com/26phn6n
Please arrive on time at 11:30 a.m. The more people we have,the larger impact we will make.
If you wish to attend,please email Eddie Garza,Texas Campaign Coordinator at EddieG@mercyforanimals.org,or call 214-609-4066.