UEP members introduce sustainability plans

April 8, 2021

As UEP moves forward in its work with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Eggs (USRSPE), it is important for egg producers and the egg industry to issue “Sustainability Reports.”  Sustainability reporting is an …

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D.C. regulatory updates

March 18, 2021

CFAP still on hold On day one, the Biden Administration halted the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to conduct a review. The February 26 deadline was eliminated, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has …

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UEP: FDA rule needs simplification, clarity

March 4, 2021

A proposed rule to expand traceability requirements for high-risk foods is unnecessarily complex and should be rewritten, UEP said in comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). UEP said the regulation “is unnecessarily …

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Groups Petition FSIS for new Salmonella standards

February 4, 2021

Consumers groups have petitioned USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to establish enforceable standards targeting Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry. The petitioners include the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Consumer Federation of …

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Hickman’s Compliance Officer recognized by SQFI

November 5, 2020

Shari Yeatts, compliance manager at Hickman’s Family Farms, has been named Safe Quality Food Institutes (SQFI) Practitioner of the Year in the SQFI 2020 Quality Achievement Awards. Yeatts was hired by Hickman’s in 2009 to …

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