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Chickens, Turkeys and Eggs Contribute $441 Billion to U.S. Economy

January 06, 2017 · No Comments

A recently released updated economic study shows the U.S. poultry and egg industries continue to make quite a contribution to the United States economy-- 1.6 million jobs, $96 billion in wages, $34 billion in government revenue and $441.15 billion in economic activity, to be exact.

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World Egg Day Celebrates a Truly Super Food

October 13, 2016 · No Comments

World Egg Day is celebrated annually on the second Friday of October. It helps egg farmers throughout the world tell the story of a delicious, nutritious, convenient and affordable food.

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USDA Graded Cage-Free Eggs: All They’re Cracked Up To Be

September 14, 2016 · No Comments

Many restaurants, grocers, food distributors and more have announced they will transition to sourcing eggs and egg products only from cage-free production systems.  Eggs packed under a USDA Grade Shield and marketed as cage-free must be source-verified by USDA.

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