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Media Statement

January 19, 2017 · No Comments

United Egg Producers President Chad Gregory today released the following statement regarding the nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.

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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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This Number Tells a (National Organic Program) Story

September 08, 2016 · No Comments

A rule that is projected to reduce egg supplies by 43%, seems counter-intuitive.

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Eggs Catch a Break in School Snacks Rule

August 03, 2016 · 3 Comments

Kids who like hard-boiled eggs could find more of them in their schools next fall. Because whole eggs are nutrient-dense, a new USDA regulation on school snack standards gives them a pass from limits on total fat and saturated fat that might otherwise bar them from the list of approved snacks.

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