Meet the new members of Scientific Advisory Committee

April 8, 2021

Earlier this month, UEP welcomed three new members to UEP’s Scientific Advisory Committee for Animal Welfare. These accomplished individuals bring a wealth of experience to the program. Dr. Yuko Sato Dr. Yuko Sato is an …

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

April 8, 2021

Last week, President Biden released the details behind the American Jobs Plan. The $2 trillion plan includes providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding roads and water systems, and encouraging the agricultural sector to lead the shift …

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UEP weighs in on future USDA purchases

April 8, 2021

The Agriculture Department should step up purchases of eggs and egg products as it reviews and redesigns food procurement programs, UEP said in comments submitted to the department’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). AMS asked for …

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USDA plans to spend $6B; $4B more to come

April 8, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an initiative called USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers, saying that “after identifying gaps in previous aid,” it would spend “at least $6 billion” to reach “a broader set of …

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UEP members introduce sustainability plans

April 8, 2021

As UEP moves forward in its work with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Eggs (USRSPE), it is important for egg producers and the egg industry to issue “Sustainability Reports.”  Sustainability reporting is an …

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