Industry Watch 3/8/18

March 8, 2018

Iowa ensures conventional egg options at grocery stores,” provides more details on this legislation, which is now getting national attention.

Trump digs in on steel, aluminum tariffs,” published in Politico, provides lawmakers perspectives about a potential political backlash.

Dr. Hongwei Xin, chair of the UEP Environmental Scientific Committee and liaison on the UEP Animal Welfare Scientific Committee, wrote an op-ed piece for the Des Moines Register.  In the article “Each type of egg production system has pros and cons,” Dr. Xin brings a balanced perspective to this polarizing issue.

A group of organic farmers and advocates, disappointed at the direction of USDA’s National Organic Program, have formed a coalition to create additional  organic labeling in “Organic farmers launch effort for add-on label after disappointing NOSB actions.”

New Just Crack an Egg Brand seeks to revive breakfast,” provides continued coverage of Kraft Heinz newest product which requires consumers to add their own fresh egg for a quick and hot breakfast.