UEP members visit with EPA staff on priority environmental issues

May 31, 2024

While in Washington, UEP’s Environment and Sustainability Committee members and staff met with EPA on priority environmental issues facing the egg industry. EPA was represented in the meeting by the Agricultural Advisor, career staff, and …

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UEP Members come together during Legislative Board and Committee Meetings

May 31, 2024

During last week’s UEP Legislative Board and Committee Meetings, attendees heard from United States Representative Randy Feenstra and United States Senator John Boozman before visiting other Senators and members of Congress on the Hill. The …

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New rule may boost eggs in schools

May 9, 2024

New regulations to align school meals with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans may help schools offer more eggs and other meat alternates at breakfast. The regulation, announced by the Food and Nutrition Service April 24, …

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission releases Climate-Disclosure Rule and faces immediate legal challenges

March 21, 2024

On March 6, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its final rule requiring large corporations to disclose their carbon footprint but excluded the controversial mandate to track Scope 3 emissions, which refers …

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UEP meets with key FDA official

March 21, 2024

UEP staff held an introductory meeting with Jim Jones, the new Deputy Commissioner for Foods at the Food and Drug Administration. Jones is engaged in a major reorganization of FDA’s human foods programs, which came …

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