A new WOTUS rule in the works; is it déjà vu?

June 17, 2021

The Biden Administration announced last week that EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers is seeking a South Carolina federal district court’s approval to withdraw the ‘waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule created in …

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USDA to compensate for forced euthanization

June 17, 2021

In a week that saw multiple announcements of aid to farms and food-insecure families, the USDA announced it will make payments to “livestock and poultry producers forced to euthanize animals during the pandemic (March 1, …

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USDA modifies Shell Egg Surveillance Program sampling

June 17, 2021

Effective July 1, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will modify its Shell Egg Surveillance (SES) Program’s sampling protocols for eggs examined under the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA). The SES Program was established to …

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Gregory named NAMA Ag Leader of the Year

June 17, 2021

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) named UEP President and CEO Chad Gregory as the 2021 Ag Association Leader of the Year. This award, which is one of NAMA’s highest honors, recognizes outstanding leadership, achievement and …

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Joshua Cassar wins the Maurice Stein Fellowship Award

June 3, 2021

UEP is pleased to congratulate Joshua Cassar, the 2021 winner of the Maurice Stein Fellowship Award. Cassar is a Ph.D. candidate at The Pennsylvania State University majoring in Animal Science, focusing on food safety for …

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