Industry News

April 4, 2019

WatttAg reported on, “Cal-Maine invests to meet Proposition 12 egg demand.”

Dakota Layers become first US farm to reach 500 egg milestone,” describes how the company achieved a production level of 500 eggs per hen housed over 100 weeks from Poultry World.

3-year old break for medium-sized CAFOs gets challenged in D.C. court,”  describes environmental organizations efforts to eliminate requirements for environmental analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in Food Safety News.

28,000 chickens killed in fire in Upper Bern Township,” about a fire at A&L Farms, was reported in a Pennsylvania local publication, Reading Eagle.

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) definition of antibiotic stewardship and use is outlined in “The rational use of antibiotics in poultry production,” from WattAg.

Watt Ag reported on “EAT-Lancet report corrected, critics say errors remain,” regarding the controversial report that encourages limited meat consumption to slow global warming.

Darden Restaurants Announces Animal Welfare Policy Founded On Improvements In Welfare Outcomes,” appeared in Markets Insider.

The 2019 Egg Industry Issues Forum is scheduled for April 16-17 in Kansas City, Missouri. Held at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, the agenda includes the considerations of outcomes-based versus research-based standards, labor needs, Prop 12 and cage-free economic implications and more.   Click here for registration and additional information.