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    A San Francisco company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling.  
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    (Ed Crisostomo/The Orange County Register via AP)
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    'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.