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Do the chicken eggs used to incubate the viral strains used to create vaccines come from factory farms?

In Topics: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Oct 26, 2009
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yes.  The government has specific requirements those eggs must meet for vaccine use and they are raised on sites that pass US government inspection. They are not commercial chickens being used for their meat and commercial use of eggs for market.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics  

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