UEP Urges Dietary Guidelines Focus on Healthy Foods

April 12, 2018

Brain and cognitive health, along with a focus on foods that supply essential nutrients, should be the focus of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, UEP said in comments to the federal agencies developing the …

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Carbon Footprint Analysis of Intensive Egg Production

April 12, 2018

A recently published paper in the Journal of Cleaner Production details the carbon footprint of intensive egg production in Spain, finding 2.66 kgCO2 equivalent per dozen eggs. The authors of the article “Environmental assessment of …

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Gregory Attends IEC Conference in London

April 12, 2018

UEP’s President Chad Gregory represented the U.S. egg industry at the International Egg Commission (IEC) Business Conference in London, April 8-10.   More than 300 delegates, from 30 countries, attended this annual business conference. Sessions included …

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Trade Actions with China

April 12, 2018

In early March, the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports from all countries except Canada and Mexico. Exceptions to the tariffs were subsequently granted …

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APHIS Proposes NPIP Changes

April 12, 2018

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has proposed changes to National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) regulations that the agency says will update and clarify several provisions including “NPIP participation, voting requirements, testing procedures, …

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