UEP advises EPA delay WOTUS rulemaking pending SCOTUS decision

February 17, 2022

UEP called on US EPA to delay further action on its proposed Waters of the US (WOTUS) rulemaking in comments submitted with other agricultural and industry organizations. The proposed rule formally withdraws the Trump-era Navigable …

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Fire Prevention and Mitigation on Farm in the Egg Industry

February 3, 2022

Barn fires are horrific events, threatening both human and hen life and causing significant financial damage. Though the incidence of layer barn fires does not appear to be higher than those in other animal agriculture …

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Prominent scientists provide independent expertise for UEP Certified

November 18, 2021

Meet Dr. Cia Johnson and Dr. Suzanne Millman, of the UEP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). These recognized animal welfare experts bring diverse expertise to the UEP Certified program. Dr. Cia Johnson Dr. Cia Johnson has …

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Longtime industry leaders honored at UEP Annual Meeting

November 4, 2021

Current Board Chair Tom Hertzfeld, Jr. opened the Awards Banquet, expressing the spirit of UEP. “We are like a family at Thanksgiving dinner. We sit and argue and sometimes disagree about the issues, but we …

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Distinguished scientists provide guidance for UEP Certified

October 21, 2021

Meet Dr. Paul Thompson, Dr. Tina Widowski, and Dr. Hongwei Xin, of the UEP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). All are internationally recognized scientists who bring diverse expertise to the UEP Certified program. Dr. Paul Thompson …

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