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May 14, 2014, 12:33 ET
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United Egg Producers Legislative Meeting Included Briefing from Key Congressional Leaders

 U.S. Senators Brown (D-OH), Donnelly (D-IN) and Moran (R-KS) joined nearly 100 egg producers from around the country yesterday to talk about...

Apr 18, 2014, 11:23 ET
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America's Egg Farmers Donate Nearly Half A Million Eggs For Easter Holiday

Egg farmers across the country are helping in the fight against hunger by donating nearly half a million fresh eggs to food assistance...

Mar 26, 2013, 10:00 ET

U.S. Egg Farmers Donate Nearly Nine Million Eggs Just In Time For Easter

To help in the fight against food insecurity across the country, U.S. egg farmers will be donating nearly nine million fresh eggs to food...

Jul 26, 2012, 11:13 ET

Egg Farmers Warn That Egg Prices Could Double Without Congressional Legislation; 45,000 Jobs In 24 States At Risk

Consumer egg prices could double in many states if an amendment to the Egg Products Inspection Act isn't passed by Congress, egg farmers testified...

May 24, 2012, 12:20 ET

Egg Farmers Launch New Website in Support of Legislation

 The United Egg Producers announced today the launch of www.EggBill.com, an informational website promoting the passage of H.R. 3798, federal...

Apr 04, 2012, 07:00 ET

America's Egg Farmers Donate Nearly 10 Million Eggs to Help Families in Need This Easter

Despite signs of economic recovery, record numbers of Americans are currently relying on food assistance. In fact, one in eight will receive...

Jan 30, 2012, 09:30 ET

Consumers Overwhelmingly Support National Legislation Sought by Egg Farmers

 American consumers overwhelmingly support the national legislation regarding egg production that was introduced last week in Congress,...

Jan 23, 2012, 17:18 ET

Federal Bill Introduced to Improve Housing for Egg-Laying Hens and Provide Stable Future for Egg Farmers

 The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers announced that they will make passage of H.R. 3798, the Egg...

Apr 15, 2011, 12:46 ET

Millions of Farm Fresh Eggs Donated to Food Banks by Local Egg Farmers Nationwide

As the economy makes a sluggish recovery, American families continue to find themselves struggling with food insecurity.  According to the...

Oct 26, 2010, 11:00 ET

Most Egg Production Worldwide Continues To Be In Traditional Cage Housing

The vast majority of commercial egg production around the world continues to be in traditional cage housing, according to the latest statistics...

May 10, 2010, 08:30 ET

U.E.P. Consumer Trends Analysis: What Eggs Do American Consumers Really Want? Cage? Cage-Free? Enriched Colony? Free Range?

American consumers continue to buy "regular" eggs over cage-free eggs by a margin of 40-to-1, according to data from Information Resources, Inc....

Mar 30, 2010, 08:30 ET

America's Egg Farmers Lend Helping Hand to Local Communities and Donate More Than 12 Million Eggs to Food Banks Nationwide

America's egg farmers are lending a helping hand to their local communities this Easter by teaming up with Feeding America to donate 12 million...

Oct 06, 2009, 08:30 ET

U.S. Consumer Egg Prices Could Rise by 25 Percent if Animal Rights Activists Get Their Way

Consumers would be forced to pay 25 percent more for eggs soon if animal rights activists succeed in getting only non-cage eggs sold...

Apr 09, 2009, 10:07 ET
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America's Egg Farmers Donate More Than 12 Million Eggs to Food Banks Nationwide

Egg Farmers Team up with Feeding America to Feed Nation's Hungry During Easter This Easter, America's egg farmers continue to play an active role...

Feb 06, 2009, 17:03 ET
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 06/05/2006

New Research Shows Hen Health and Mortality Better in Modern Cage Production

According to new research conducted by the National Veterinary Institute in Uppsala, Sweden, hens housed in modern cage systems are at a lesser...

May 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

New Study Finds That November Measure Would Create Unnecessary Changes and a Significant Economic Burden for California Egg Industry

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An upcoming November state ballot measure will cause a loss of almost 3,400 jobs and a loss of $615...

Apr 15, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 06/05/2006

U.S. Egg Prices Begin to Moderate

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. egg prices are beginning to moderate now that the traditional Easter demand has subsided, says...

Mar 24, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 06/05/2006

United Egg Producers Announce Animal-Welfare Auditing Relationship With American Humane Association

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- United Egg Producers (UEP), a trade association representing most U.S. egg farmers and companies, has...

Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET

United Egg Producers: Are Free Range Birds Happier? Maybe Not!

ATLANTA, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal rights activists have long alleged that hens in modern cages live a horribly stressed life, but new...

Oct 03, 2005, 01:00 ET
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 06/05/2006

Egg Certified Seal Receives Approval From Federal Regulators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The egg industry's new seal which assures consumers that the eggs they are purchasing came from hens that...

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