UEP monitors UN Food Systems Summit

March 4, 2021

The United Nations Secretary-General will convene a Food Systems Summit in September 2021 as part of the UN’s Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The summit is being heavily influenced by organizations that …

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UEP congratulates USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

February 24, 2021

Atlanta, Georgia, February 24, 2021: The below statement can be attributed in its entirety to Chad Gregory, president and CEO, United Egg Producers: “Egg farmers congratulate Secretary Tom Vilsack on his overwhelming confirmation vote to …

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UEP Mourns Blair Van Zetten

January 21, 2021

Blair Van Zetten was raised in the egg industry, taking over Oskaloosa Food Products in 1975 after his father’s death. He was dedicated to advancing egg production and an active UEP member, most recently serving …

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UEP calls for ag, food workers to be vaccine priority

December 10, 2020

UEP and other agricultural and food industry groups joined together to call on the Trump administration, the Biden transition team and the nation’s governors to prioritize food and agricultural workers in making COVID-19 vaccines available. …

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UEP files price gouging amicus brief

December 10, 2020

During its October 15 meeting, the UEP Board voted to file an amicus brief pertaining to a price-gouging lawsuit in Kentucky.  UEP Counsel Chris Ondeck led a team of members and lawyers to write a brief …

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