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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Arizona and Maine propose cage-free legislation

February 20, 2020

Maine lawmakers are proposing a bill that would add the state to the growing list of those requiring cage-free eggs. The bill prohibits selling shell eggs in the state by December 31, 2024, that are …

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Why attend the Shell Egg Academy?

February 20, 2020

Check out this video to see Dr. Darrin Karcher, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University, explain why the Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is an important learning opportunity. The Shell Egg Academy runs April …

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Meeting cage-free commitments impossible for egg producers

February 14, 2020

Retailers continue to drag their feet on offering egg producers contractual promise to ensure they’ll be compensated fairly for cage-free transition. Published in Feedstuffs by Jacqui Fatka In 2015, many grocery retailers made the commitment …

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