A pair of egg stories from the Wall Street Journal.
Second, even if you’re as cynical about the egg industry as I am, you probably would never suspect how pathetically little the USDA Grade A shield on an egg carton means. To earn this shield, all the USDA looks at are the eggs’ size, color, and whether they’re cracked.
A USDA official says that shoppers "misunderstand" the shield. Bullshit. The shield is there to mislead consumers about egg safety. (Via Starkman.)