Posts Tagged ‘eggs’

Cal-Maine sees increase in sales, but income up and down

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. reports net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 of $274.7 million, compared with net sales of $271.2 million for the same quarter of fiscal 2010. The egg company reported net income of $33.6 million, or $1.41 per basic share, for the third quarter, compared with net income of […] [...]

Cal-Maine sees sales rise, earnings fall

by Published: December 27,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, food, manufacturing, poultry

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc., for the second quarter ended Nov. 27, 2010, saw net sales of $234.5 million, compared with net sales of $229.2 million for the same quarter of fiscal 2010. The company reported net income of $15.2 million, or $0.64 per basic share, compared with net income of $16.1 million, or $0.68 […] [...]

Ex-workers claim tainted egg warnings were ignored

by Published: September 3,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, food safety, poultry, public health

DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Agriculture Department employees worked full-time at two Iowa egg farms at the center of a salmonella outbreak and massive recall, but two former workers said they ignored complaints about conditions at one site. The USDA employees worked next to areas where roughly 7.7 million caged hens laid eggs at the […] [...]

Cal-Maine clarifies egg recall action

by Published: August 27,2010

Tags: eggs, food safety, product recall

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. has issued a clarification regarding the previously announced voluntary recall of shell eggs supplied from Hillandale Farms of Iowa. This information does not increase the total number of eggs, which Cal-Maine purchased from Hillandale Farms, previously announced Aug. 20. Cal-Maine said it immediately contacted its customers to ensure that any […] [...]

Cal-Maine receives shipment of recalled eggs

by Published: August 23,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, food safety, poutlry, product safety, recall

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. has been notified by an Iowa producer that between April 9 and Aug. 18, 2010, the producer sold 32 truckloads of eggs, or approximately 800,000 dozen eggs, to Cal-Maine. This accounts for approximately 0.3 percent of Cal-Maine’s total sales for that time period. This product has been added to the […] [...]

FDA still tracking source of tainted eggs

by Published: August 23,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, food safety, poultry, public health, recalls

WASHINGTON — Investigators from the Food and Drug Administration are working to find the cause of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened as many as 1,300 people and forced the recall of more than a half-billion eggs. Two Iowa farms linked to the disease outbreak — Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms — share suppliers […] [...]

Health officials look for more egg-related illnesses

WASHINGTON — A salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds and led to the recall of hundreds of millions of eggs from one Iowa firm will likely grow, federal health officials said yesterday. That’s because illnesses occurring after mid-July may not be reported yet, said Dr. Christopher Braden, an epidemiologist with the federal Centers for Disease Control. […] [...]

Quarterly sales, income up at Cal-Maine

by Published: July 27,2010

Tags: agriculture, eggs, manufacturing

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc., for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, recorded net sales of $222.1 million, compared with net sales of $213.6 million for the fourth quarter a year ago. The company reported net earnings of $21 million, or $0.88 per basic share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, compared with net earnings […] [...]

Cal-Maine egg complex in Georgia damaged by fire

by Published: June 30,2010

Tags: disaster, eggs, fire, poultry

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. announced that its egg complex in Shady Dale, Ga., was damaged by a fire June 28. Cal-Maine said the loss is fully insured, including the loss of production. The fire destroyed one of the 12 layer houses, with additional loss of laying hens at three adjoining houses due to smoke […] [...]

Cal-Maine reports improved quarter

by Published: March 29,2010

Tags: eggs, manufacturing, publicly traded company

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc., during the third quarter, saw net sales of $271.2 million, compared with net sales of $270 million for the same quarter of fiscal 2009. The company reported net income of $34.5 million, or $1.45 per basic share, compared with net income of $30.8 million, or $1.30 per basic share, for […] [...]

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