Cage-free legislation updates

March 12, 2020

Colorado On March 3, legislation was introduced in Colorado’s House of Representatives that impacts housing for laying hens and the sale of egg and egg products within the state. The bill, as written, would require …

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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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Egg Industry Issues Forum in April

February 21, 2019

The 2019 Egg Industry Issues Forum is scheduled for April 16-17 in Kansas City, Missouri. Held at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, the agenda includes the considerations of outcomes-based versus research-based standards, labor needs, Prop …

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“Ag Gag” Laws Challenged in Multiple States

February 7, 2019

“Ag Gag” laws continue to be challenged and have been ruled unconstitutional in Iowa and Utah.  Idaho’s “ag security law” was also challenged and struck down, but on appeal, two key aspects of the law …

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Compassion Over Killing Releases Undercover Video from a Broiler Plant

November 29, 2018

An undercover video captured at Amick Farms in Maryland was released claiming to show issues related to newly approved broiler plant line run speeds, which recently went from 140 birds/minute to 175 birds/minute. This story …

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