Leaders honored at UEP Meetings

October 20, 2022

UEP recognized two individuals who have made a lasting impact on the U.S. egg farming community. Dr. Joy Mench, formerly of the University of California, Davis, received the President’s Award, and Stephen Herbruck of Herbruck’s …

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Washington D.C. updates 10.5.22

October 5, 2022

House and Senate pass stopgap funding measure, avoiding a government shutdown On Friday, September 30, President Biden signed a Continuing Resolution (CR), passed by both the House and Senate, avoiding a last-minute government shutdown. The …

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White House holds 1st nutritional conference in 50 years

October 5, 2022

President Biden convened the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, only the second such conference to be held under White House auspices. The first, convened by the Nixon administration in 1969, is credited …

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EPA formally establishes environmental justice program

October 5, 2022

EPA has had an “Office for Environmental Justice” for many years, but EPA Administrator Michael Reagan announced last week that it is elevating that office to the Assistant Administrator (AA) level and renaming it the …

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IPWA seeking comments on key welfare indicators

October 5, 2022

The International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) Key Welfare Indicators (KWI) Reference Guide is open for public comment until October 14. Click here to view the guide and submit comments. UEP’s VP of Animal Welfare, Dr. …

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