Industry News 2/7/19

February 7, 2019

Senate bill would restrict who can perform farm inspections,” provides the details about a bill proposed by an Indiana Senator to bar other states and animal welfare activists from inspecting ag operations in Indiana.

USAPEEC hires former chief veterinary officer in “USA Poultry & Egg Export Council hires Dr. John Clifford,” in Feedstuffs.

Direct Action Everywhere staged another dramatic protest in a San Francisco Costco in “Biohazard Suit Protest Inside SF Costco After $331,000 Restitution Ruling Against Animal Activists.”

A new PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) billboard in San Diego encourages consumers to go vegan.  Read more in this PETA press release.

New research indicates that genetically modified eggs may have healing capabilities in “Eggs with cancer fighting drugs, a possibility in the future?,” from WattAg.

UEP members Sparboe Foods, Rose Acre Farms and Versova are featured in “Iowa egg farmers donate thousands of dozens to Food Bank of Iowa.

Hickman Family Farms celebrates “75 Years of Egg-cellence,” was published in Chamber Business News.