UEP, Other Influencers Call for Vote on Brashear Nomination

August 15, 2019

UEP is among ten of the nation’s largest and most influential agricultural organizations that have written Senate leadership, calling for an immediate vote to confirm Mindy Brashears as USDA’s undersecretary for agriculture. The organizations say …

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UEP Supports Brashears Nomination

July 25, 2019

UEP is joining other farm groups in asking the Senate to approve Dr. Mindy Brashears as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety. The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Brashears’s nomination May 14, but the full …

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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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Egg Products HACCP Regulation Could Come Next Month

July 11, 2019

If the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) meets its internal goals, a final regulation to convert egg products regulation to HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) principles could be published next month. The …

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Documentation is key to proving hazard control

June 19, 2019

Published in Food Engineering, June 19, 2019 By Rose Shilling The methods for documenting control of hazards have increased due to more complex regulations and technology advances. All the additional bacterial tests, external audits and …

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