Regulators modify inspections

March 26, 2020

In light of the need for protective measures against COVID-19, regulatory agencies have adjusted their inspection practices. The Food and Drug Administration has “temporarily postponed all domestic routine surveillance facility inspections. These are facility inspections …

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Hendricks promoted to national shell egg supervisor

February 20, 2020

Jeff Hendricks has been selected as the National Shell Egg Supervisor for USDA Agriculture Marketing Services Livestock and Poultry program (AMS L&P).  In this role, Hendricks will lead all policy/regulatory development activities for grading, certification, …

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Bill to restrict checkoffs introduced in House

February 6, 2020

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would impose extensive new audits and reporting requirements on generic promotion programs like the American Egg Board. It also would prohibit checkoff programs from contracting with any …

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USDA Announces MFP Payments

February 6, 2020

This week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the third and final portion of the second round of payments from the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). These are the final 25% of payments due under MFP. This …

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New regulation could boost eggs in schools

January 23, 2020

Schools may find it somewhat easier to offer eggs and egg-containing dishes at breakfast under a proposed rule issued Jan. 23 by the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service. Schools are allowed to offer eggs and …

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