Wright County Egg Co.    



2674 Hwy. 69

Galt, IA 50101

United States

(515) 852-3805

Company description

Agriculture: Chicken Eggs.

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News and information about Wright County Egg Co.

DeCoster Knew Eggs Were Contaminated
Feedstuffs; June 25, 2012; 559 words
AN Iowa State University laboratory determined that hens at Wright County Egg Co. were "almost certainly" laying eggs that were contaminated with salmonella months before the largestever outbreak of salmonella...
DeCosters selling egg farms, quitting.(News)(Brief article)
Feedstuffs; November 28, 2011; 399 words
...day operations of the farms. Centrum Valley is owned by three families with long ties to the egg industry. Wright County Egg Co. in Galt, Iowa, and nearby Hillandale Farms of Iowa, both DeCoster farms, were involved in the largest-ever...
Land O'Lakes looking at buying DeCoster egg farm in Maine.(Business)(Brief article)
Feedstuffs; June 27, 2011; 380 words
...more than $100,000 to support the Maine Department of Agriculture's monitoring of the farm. DeCoster's Wright County Egg Co. in Galt, Iowa, was at the center of the largest egg recall in history last year when an outbreak of Salmonella...
Salmonella suit.(News Watch)
Feedstuffs; April 4, 2011; 248 words
A federal judge decided that a lawsuit brought against Austin J. "Jack" DeCoster and his Wright County Egg Co. in Galt, Iowa, can go forward. The suit seeks damages for the company's involvement in an outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis...
FDA clears Wright County houses.(Business)(Hillandale Farms of Iowa)(Wright County Egg Co.)
Feedstuffs; December 6, 2010; 555 words
...that government agencies traced to eggs from two companies: Hillandale Farms of Iowa in West Union, Iowa, and Wright County Egg Co. in Galt, Iowa (Feedstuffs, Aug. 23 and Aug. 30). The Food & Drug Administration ordered both companies...
Cal-Maine recalls eggs from Ohio fresh.(News)
Feedstuffs; November 15, 2010; 485 words
...Feedstuffs, March 8, 2004, and Nov. 27, 2006). Bethel also owns Hillandale Farms of Iowa, and DeCoster also owns Wright County Egg Co.--the two Iowa farms implicated in the August recall related to SE-contaminated eggs (Feedstuffs, Aug...
Hillandale cleared to begin shipping eggs.
Feedstuffs; October 25, 2010; 695 words
...also said Hillandale committed itself to "an enhanced surveillance program" for salmonella. However, FDA sent Wright County Egg Co. a letter of warning about its failures in responding to FDA observations and fixing its biosecurity and other...
Conditions at Iowa egg farms deplorable.(Conference news)
Feedstuffs; September 6, 2010; 700+ words
...indicative of industry-wide practices. The two farms, Hillandale Farms of Iowa near New Hampton, Iowa, and Wright County Egg Co. near Galt, Iowa, are owned by Austin "Jack" DeCoster, who has a history of citations related to environmental...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
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Primary: 112310 - Chicken Egg Production


SIC codes 
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Primary: 0252 - Chicken Eggs industry report