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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SELEGGT Announces Breakthrough for In-Ovo Sexing

November 29, 2018

SELEGGT announced the organization has developed a market-ready process for gender identification in hatching eggs.  SELEGGT is a joint venture of the German grocery chain REWE, the Dutch technology company HatchTech B.V., and the University …

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Animal Activists Continue Protests

October 4, 2018

Animal extremist groups continue to be active, causing disruption on farms and in stores. Their protests highlight the importance of consistently following high animal welfare standards, preparing in advance for emergency situations, including activist rallies, …

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