CDC announces listeria outbreak is over

March 12, 2020

In late 2019, FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods at its Gainesville, Georgia facility. Almark Foods announced an initial …

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Why attend the Shell Egg Academy?

February 20, 2020

Check out this video to see Dr. Darrin Karcher, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University, explain why the Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is an important learning opportunity. The Shell Egg Academy runs April …

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Hendricks promoted to national shell egg supervisor

February 20, 2020

Jeff Hendricks has been selected as the National Shell Egg Supervisor for USDA Agriculture Marketing Services Livestock and Poultry program (AMS L&P).  In this role, Hendricks will lead all policy/regulatory development activities for grading, certification, …

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UEP’s commitment to egg safety

February 20, 2020

During the January Atlanta meetings, the UEP Board and Food Safety Committee reiterated UEP’s proactive commitment to food safety. Resources are available to members to demonstrate this commitment and to share with customers, regulators, legislators …

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An egg’s journey from hen to home

January 17, 2020

UEP farmer-members are egg farmers,  many led by multiple generations, and proudly represent about 90 percent of all egg production in the United States. Egg farmers provide excellent care for their hens, produce safe, nutritious …

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