93.7% of Salmonella illness not attributed to eggs

October 21, 2021

According to a new inter-agency report, eggs caused just 6.3 percent of Salmonella illnesses in 2019. Chicken, fruits, pork and seeded vegetables each accounted for more than 12 percent of the illnesses, based on multi-year …

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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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CDC says foodborne illness fell during pandemic

October 7, 2021

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds a 26 percent decline in foodborne infections in 2020, compared to the previous three-year average. The report, using FoodNet data, showed that infections …

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Foodborne illness mock criminal trial

September 9, 2021

A view from the jury box Prominent food safety attorneys Joel Chappelle and  Shawn Stevens from Food Industry Counsel, LLC will facilitate a mock food safety trial at this year’s UEP Annual Meeting. The presentation …

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DC consultants provide deep, diverse experience

August 2, 2021

Egg farmers, and affiliated vendors and organizations, are represented nationally by professionals from three top-flight firms with deep expertise in animal agriculture and food safety. This team works seamlessly together and has combined experience of …

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