Target joins McDonald's, drops MN egg farmer

Target Corp. refuses to sell eggs from Sparboe Farms just a day after McDonald's did the same. An undercover investigation by ABC News revealed unsanitary conditions and workers treating chickens inhumanely.
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Target Corp. refuses to sell eggs from Sparboe Farms just a day after McDonald's did the same. An undercover investigation by ABC News revealed unsanitary conditions and workers treating chickens inhumanely.

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