HSUS uses D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act, files lawsuit against Smithfield Foods

October 21, 2021

Like cage-free egg commitments, many companies have also made crate-free pork commitments. Many of these commitments are to be 100% “crate-free,” or also termed “group-housed,” by 2022.  Several organizations track and regularly report on company …

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WOTUS still in play

October 21, 2021

On October 13, U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to hold a series of WOTUS  roundtables, two in each of five regions across the country. The roundtables will be held in …

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93.7% of Salmonella illness not attributed to eggs

October 21, 2021

According to a new inter-agency report, eggs caused just 6.3 percent of Salmonella illnesses in 2019. Chicken, fruits, pork and seeded vegetables each accounted for more than 12 percent of the illnesses, based on multi-year …

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Distinguished scientists provide guidance for UEP Certified

October 21, 2021

Meet Dr. Paul Thompson, Dr. Tina Widowski, and Dr. Hongwei Xin, of the UEP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). All are internationally recognized scientists who bring diverse expertise to the UEP Certified program. Dr. Paul Thompson …

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Assuring future of egg industry

October 12, 2021

by Michael Gustafson, Deer’s Landing Communications, Agri-Marketing Magazine, September-October The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) names United Egg Producers (UEP) President and CEO Chad Gregory as the 2021 Ag Association Leader of the Year. “This is a …

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