UEP tackles misleading labeling

March 12, 2020

The United Egg Producers, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Fisheries Institute, National Pork Producers, and National Milk Producers Federation are currently working with Congress through the appropriations process, to address issues surrounding companies labeling plant-based …

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CDC announces listeria outbreak is over

March 12, 2020

In late 2019, FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods at its Gainesville, Georgia facility. Almark Foods announced an initial …

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Remembering Bill Owens’ legacy

March 12, 2020

Bill Owens, a UEP founder and egg industry leader, will always be remembered for his legacy in the egg industry. In 1956, after serving in the army, Owens returned to his hometown of Dahlonega, Georgia, …

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Cage-free legislation updates

March 12, 2020

Colorado On March 3, legislation was introduced in Colorado’s House of Representatives that impacts housing for laying hens and the sale of egg and egg products within the state. The bill, as written, would require …

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Missouri animal ag inspection bill

February 20, 2020

A proposed bill in Missouri would limit who can conduct on-farm inspections of animal ag operations within the state. According to an article in the News Tribune, the primary sponsor, state Representative Kent Haden, a …

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