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Is LI protected against bad eggs?

Free range chickens are seen nesting to lay

Free range chickens are seen nesting to lay eggs, Wednesday. (Aug. 25, 2010) Credit: AP

 A security program activated 13 years ago in New York is designed to prevent the kind of contamination that has affected eggs from two Iowa farms, which ignited the largest egg recall in U.S. history, state agriculture officials said Wednesday.

The federal government began in July to require all states to adopt a similar program to New York's. However, the first signs of human infections in the egg-related outbreak surfaced in May.

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