HSUS uses D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act, files lawsuit against Smithfield Foods

October 21, 2021

Like cage-free egg commitments, many companies have also made crate-free pork commitments. Many of these commitments are to be 100% “crate-free,” or also termed “group-housed,” by 2022.  Several organizations track and regularly report on company …

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Distinguished scientists provide guidance for UEP Certified

October 21, 2021

Meet Dr. Paul Thompson, Dr. Tina Widowski, and Dr. Hongwei Xin, of the UEP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). All are internationally recognized scientists who bring diverse expertise to the UEP Certified program. Dr. Paul Thompson …

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Assuring future of egg industry

October 12, 2021

by Michael Gustafson, Deer’s Landing Communications, Agri-Marketing Magazine, September-October The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) names United Egg Producers (UEP) President and CEO Chad Gregory as the 2021 Ag Association Leader of the Year. “This is a …

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Wendy’s sued for allegedly misleading consumers about cage-free eggs

September 23, 2021

A lawsuit has been filed by an animal activist group claiming that Wendy’s violates the District of Columbia’s general consumer protection law regarding cage-free eggs. A recent D.C. Court of Appeals ruling against Hormel is …

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CDFA public hearing on Prop 12 on August 27

August 26, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), jointly with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), will convene a hearing to take public comments on the proposed rules associated with Proposition 12. The hearing …

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