Egg industry economic impact tops $34B in U.S.

December 10, 2020

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, United Egg Producers, National Chicken Council and the National Turkey Federation released an updated economic impact study on December 2. The study highlights the poultry industry’s positive impact on …

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Farm Fires: Linking Hen Welfare and Risk Management

May 21, 2020

Recent press coverage about fires at layer operations highlights the intertwined interests of protecting hen welfare with the business case for strong fire prevention practices. Fires and the loss of animals’ lives are taken personally …

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COVID-19 will change consumers’ purchasing habits

May 7, 2020

A recent survey of 1,800 U.S. consumers by Inspire PR Group, in partnership with Illuminology, gathered information on Americans’ food purchasing habits before, during and after COVID-19 restrictions. The Eating 2020: How COVID-19 Will Change …

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Research indicates chickens and pigs are not susceptible to COVID-19

April 23, 2020

Though not yet peer-reviewed, research conducted at Germany’s Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute and another study conducted by a Chinese research group show chickens and pigs cannot contract COVID-19. While the data from the German study is promising, basic …

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