McDonald’s Announces Cage-Free Progress

April 18, 2019

McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant company, recently announced­­ it is about one-third of the way toward meeting its 100% cage-free egg goal by 2025.  In a widely publicized public relations campaign, the company also released …

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Official Launch of the Egg-Tech Prize

April 4, 2019

First previewed during the 2018 UEP Annual Meeting, the Egg-Tech Prize was officially announced on March 20.  The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) will award up to $6 million for successfully developing a …

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Free Range Producer Faces Lawsuit

March 21, 2019

A lawsuit has been filed against Nellie’s Free Range Eggs and parent company, Pete and Gerry’s Organics LLC, over their free-range label.  The suit claims Nellie’s violates consumer trust and mistreats its laying hens.  The …

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Supreme Court Refuses Animal Welfare Case

January 10, 2019

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has declined to hear arguments against state laws setting production animal welfare standards.  This was the expected outcome after the Department of Justice (DOJ) recommended the high …

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Compassion Over Killing Releases Undercover Video from a Broiler Plant

November 29, 2018

An undercover video captured at Amick Farms in Maryland was released claiming to show issues related to newly approved broiler plant line run speeds, which recently went from 140 birds/minute to 175 birds/minute. This story …

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