“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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AMS Updates Guidance for Commodity Shell Egg Deliveries

October 3, 2019

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), working with USDA Food Nutrition Service, has updated the Commodity Procurement guidance document to educate recipients and transportation companies on the importance of properly assessing ambient temperatures. The guidance is specifically …

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FDA Announces New Era of Smarter Food Safety

September 19, 2019

FDA Constituent Update, September 17, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will hold a public meeting on October 21, to hear from a broad cross-section of stakeholders on a modern …

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Important Changes for Export of Eggs to Mexico, Puerto Rico

September 5, 2019

Over the past few weeks, changes have been implemented by Mexico and Puerto Rico that affect eggs being exported to these countries. In Mexico, a revised regulation, which was originally issued in January 2018, contained …

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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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