Poultry Industry Adds 477,000 Jobs

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Chicken, Eggs, Poultry, Turkey

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and United Egg Producers have made available an updated economic impact study that highlights the increased positive impact the poultry industry has on jobs, wages and federal and state revenue in the United States. A dynamic and integral part of the national economy, from 2012 to 2014 … Read More

You're a Good Egg… No, the BEST… for Men's Health

John DavisAgribusiness, Eggs

A leading men’s magazine has chosen Eggland’s Best as “Best Eggs” for healthy foods for men. This news release says this is the 10th consecutive year Eggland’s products have been honored Men’s Health magazine. “We are again honored to be a part of Men’s Health’s list of Best Foods for Men,” said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland’s Best. … Read More

Purina Updates Premium Poultry Feed

John DavisEggs, Feed, Poultry

One of poultry producers most reliable feeds has just been made better. Purina Animal Nutrition has updated its proven formula of Purina® Layena® Premium Poultry Feed, formulated to support hen immune health and support egg quality and available in both pellets and crumbles. “Hens require additional, specific nutrients when they begin laying eggs,” says Gordon Ballam, Ph.D., director of lifestyle … Read More

Food Defense Orientation Program for Poultry & Egg Processors

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Chicken, Education, Eggs, Poultry, US Poultry

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has developed a Food Defense Orientation program for poultry and egg processors, focusing on raising awareness of potential risks faced by the industry and encouraging employees to be active participants in protecting products in the workplace. The program offers a short orientation video for plant employees that will help them during training activities in … Read More

Eggland's Best Celebrates 20 Billion Eggs

Cindy ZimmermanEggs, Poultry, usda

Eggland’s Best (EB) this week is celebrating the 20 billionth USDA-approved Eggland’s Best egg. “20 billion approved Eggland’s Best eggs speaks volumes about the brand’s focus on quality, which is something we highly value at the USDA,” says Anne Alonzo, Administrator for the Agricultural Marketing Service of the USDA. “At Eggland’s Best, we follow the motto ‘Better taste. Better nutrition. … Read More

Egg Industry Center Looking to Fund Research

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Education, Eggs, Poultry, Research

The Egg Industry Center (EIC) is seeking pre-proposals for egg industry-oriented research to fund through its grant award program. “The number of pre-proposals in response to the 2013 call created a highly competitive selection process,” said Hongwei Xin, director of the Egg Industry Center and Iowa State University professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering and animal science. “The 24 submissions … Read More