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Supreme Court declines to hear Proposition 2 challenge

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 June 2017 06:00. photo by edwardolive | BigStockPhoto Supreme Court declines to hear Proposition 2 challenge   From WATTAgNet: The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to California’s Proposition 2 law that was filed by six other states. The law, which took effect in […]

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Virginia egg farm damaged in recent storm

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 1 June 2017 06:00. Gilbert Tremblay, Freeimages.com From WATTAgNet: Green Valley Poultry Farm suffered damages to its facility in Washington County, Virginia, after a recent storm swept through the area. The farm houses about 200,000 hens. None of those birds were lost in the storm, but many eggs were […]

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Eggs could soon be in your plate as well as on it

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 31 May 2017 06:00. A design student is patenting a process that turns waste eggshells into disposable crockery.

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AEB celebrating National Egg Day at USDA Farmers Market

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 31 May 2017 06:00. The American Egg Board (AEB) will participate in the Fresh This Week tent at the USDA Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 2 in commemoration of National Egg Day 2017. Now in its 22nd year, USDA’s Farmers Market demonstrates USDA’s dedication […]

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United Egg Producers defines cage-free eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 May 2017 06:00. The United Egg Producers (UEP) board has unanimously approved a definition to cage-free eggs, in an effort to clear up confusion in the marketplace and among producers.

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Chicken and eggs: world heritage of humanity

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 May 2017 06:00. By using the same strategies as bullfighting advocates, poultry farmers may beat activists to the punch.

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Philippines registers higher pork, poultry production

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 23 May 2017 06:00. Pig and poultry production increased in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest statistics published by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA).

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Global avian flu risk recedes

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 May 2017 06:00. image from Flickr | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Based on official reports from national animal health agencies, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry appears to be continuing its decline although there have been new outbreaks in Russia, Vietnam and Taiwan. […]

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Worries about cage-free eggs reach India

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 17 May 2017 06:00. From WATTAgNet: Attendees at a session organized by India’s National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) and Vista Processed Foods were cautioned that if cage-free egg production reaches India, egg consumption would be apt to decline. During the session titled “Understanding Cage-Free Poultry,” Vista Processed Foods CEO […]

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Why consumers buy cage-free eggs may surprise you

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 17 May 2017 06:00. A new Australian study looking at the motivation behind purchases of free-range and cage-free eggs has found that consumer motivation is not simply driven by concern for the laying hen. Shoppers selecting these types of eggs may be less concerned by the perceived benefits for […]

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