Labeling Animal Products as “Natural” Still Under Assault

May 23, 2019

Animal activist groups continue to attack the use of “natural” in labeling and advertising even though the Animal Legal Defense Fund recently lost a lawsuit against Hormel Foods Corporation that claimed the Hormel Natural Choice …

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UEP members attended annual legislative visits

May 16, 2019

Published in WattAG, By DEVEN KING ,  May 16, 2019 Topics of discussion included immigration, food labeling, animal health and checkoff funding Farmer members of United Egg Producers (UEP), held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., …

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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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