UEP monitors UN Food Systems Summit

March 4, 2021

The United Nations Secretary-General will convene a Food Systems Summit in September 2021 as part of the UN’s Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The summit is being heavily influenced by organizations that …

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World Egg Day is October 9

September 10, 2020

“Eggs, much more than the perfect protein” is the theme of World Egg Day, celebrated on October 9. The International Egg Commission is encouraging producers and allied industry members to help celebrate eggs within their …

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Barnyard groups call for food standard enforcement

July 23, 2020

UEP and other animal agriculture groups called on FDA to enforce its misbranding regulations against plant-based products that imitate eggs, milk, meat and other animal products. Commenting on a proposed rule that would establish general …

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Dietary Guidelines report has good news for eggs

July 23, 2020

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report as submitted to USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends eggs as a first food for infants and toddlers. It places new emphasis …

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Dietary Guidelines Committee repeats advice on cholesterol

June 25, 2020

In its final meeting, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) reiterated current recommendations on dietary cholesterol: consume as little as possible in the context of a healthy diet. As in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for …

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