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Lunds, Byerly's pull eggs from Minnesota farm over abuse claims

The supermarkets join Minneapolis-based Target and McDonald's who opted to pull the eggs from the Litchfield-based farm last week.
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The supermarkets join Minneapolis-based Target and McDonald's who opted to pull the eggs from the Litchfield-based farm last week.

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