The man behind Wright County Egg, the firm involved in last month's egg recall, may not be reviled in Iowa, but he's not admired either. How his egg business has changed Clarion, Iowa.
Egg recall originator, agribusinessman Jack DeCoster, is pulling 380 million eggs off the shelves. His corporate malfeasance reaches back for decades, but he seems to regard fines as the cost of doing business. A database of repeat corporate offenders could prevent another egg recall or oil spill.