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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DOJ Argues Against High Court Hearing Cage-Free Lawsuit

December 13, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recommended the Supreme Court reject hearing a challenge to the  Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, better known as Proposition 2.  The California law requires all eggs sold in …

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Proposition 12 Passes in California

November 8, 2018

Proposition 12 Farm Animal Confinement Standards passed in California with 61 percent of voters in favor of the new space requirements for hens, calves, and pigs.  Of the 11 ballot initiatives on the California ballot,  …

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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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Ag Associations Encourage Support for King Amendment

September 6, 2018

On August 31, the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Feed Industry Association, National Association of Egg Farmers, National Chicken Council and National Pork Producers Council sent a letter to Senator Roberts and Senator Stabenow urging …

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