“Eggceptional” Start for Shell Egg Academy

October 3, 2019

The first Shell Egg Academy provided participants with a comprehensive overview of relevant topics for live hen production and egg safety. Organized by Dr. Darrin Karcher, Extension Poultry Specialist from Purdue University, poultry scientists and …

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More Companies Reporting Cage-Free Progress

October 3, 2019

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) recently released its third annual EggTrack report. The report tracks and reports on the progress of 128 of the 270+ companies that have made cage-free commitments in the United States. …

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UEP Founding Member of US-RSPE

August 15, 2019

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) was established in 2017 to advance, support and communicate continuous improvement in sustainability and animal welfare in the poultry and egg industry. UEP is proud to …

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Egg Quality Assurance Program Launched in Canada

July 11, 2019

Egg Farmers of Canada have launched the Egg Quality Assurance (EQA) program. Similar to UEP Certified, table egg cartons and egg product packaging that is certified to the standards can be marked with the EQA …

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Animal Welfare Updates

July 11, 2019

Animal Ag Protection Law Challenged Environmental and social activist groups filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s new nuisance laws. After North Carolina’s swine industry began losing multi-million-dollar lawsuits, the state legislature updated their nuisance laws …

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