Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs ARE NOT affected by egg recall. See Details »

What do you know about your food?

Our nations food system has changed significantly since Jesse’s Grandfather Les Ward (now 93, a former WWII dive bomber pilot) began raising egg layers in Monroe, NH.  With the advancement of new technologies and the growing demand for eggs in this country, eggs are now being produced in ways that are vastly different then when our farm originally began.  The food industry is making big headlines these days however it is often concerning  food safety and treatment of animals (i.e. Salmonella Outbreak at Wright County Egg Farms in 2010, and more recently the discovery of inhumane treatment of hens at Sparboe Egg farms who was subsequently dropped as a producer for McDonald’s) rather than positive news stories about food and agriculture

There is a growing need to rethink the way that our food is produced in this country. You as the consumer can help to “Change the Way We Eat” by making a choice when you go to the supermarket, co-op, local farmer’s market or down the road to your neighboring farm.  There is a shift happening in the food industry because their is a consumer outcry for more local, organic, and Certified Humane Foods. Do your part. Find out more about where your food comes from and how it is produced.

In case you missed it over the weekend. Here is a fantastic recap of TEDx Manhattan: “Changing the Way We Eat” a highly informative series of talks about food in America.

TEDx Talks Take On Food Policy | Food Republic.

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Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs not affected by egg recall!

Over 200 million eggs have been recalled recently by another company due to a concern over Salmonella stemming from a single Rose Acre Farms location in North Carolina.

None of our eggs are part of this recall as we would never produce eggs on a factory farm of that size or style. If you’re concerned about eggs you purchased recently, see what brands have been recalled.

Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs are produced responsibly and safely on small family farms. Learn more about why our eggs are different.