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AEB’s Crack it with an Egg campaign promotes new recipes

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 15 September 2022 20:13. Marketing organization American Egg Board (AEB) recently launched its “Crack it with an Egg” campaign to encourage consumers to use more eggs in their everyday recipes.

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Training video supporting new egg farmers now available

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 8 September 2022 18:11. The International Egg Foundation (IEF) has released a training video titled “The Fundamentals of Successful Egg Production” to support egg farmers in low- and middle-income countries.

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Clarity on US protein alternative labeling could be coming

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 8 September 2022 17:51. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a draft guidance document for food manufacturers that will cover the labeling of plant-based alternatives to animal-derived foods.

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Ohio has first HPAI case, involving 3 million layers

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 6 September 2022 20:22. The first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock has been confirmed in Ohio, with a flock of 3 million hens affected.

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Employee attitude and behavior can affect layer welfare

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 6 September 2022 13:47. The impact that employee emotions and behavior, as well as a company’s culture, have on layer welfare was discussed by Dr. Shawna Weimer during the 2022 Virtual Shell Egg Academy.

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Former Hillandale Farms accountant pleads guilty to fraud

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 September 2022 14:23. Jonathan Weston, previously employed with U.S. egg producer Hillandale Farms as an accountant, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and tax fraud.

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6 components of effective avian flu vaccination

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 August 2022 07:00. The USDA has not approved a highly pathogenic avian influenza vaccination program, but the agency has examined what details would be necessary for such a program to be effective if approved.

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Vital Farms launches restorative pasture-raised eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 August 2022 20:46. The Restorative eggs line, produced using regenerative agriculture principles by egg producer Vital Farms, is now exclusively available at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.

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The new organic rule could be expensive for egg producers

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 August 2022 18:21. If the new rules are established, this will be yet another financial hoop for smaller U.S. egg producers to jump through if they produce for an organic market. 

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Not all layer house designs should be swabbed the same

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 24 August 2022 23:22. The importance of swabbing layer facilities according to the housing system used was discussed by Gerardo Ramirez during the 2022 Virtual Shell Egg Academy.

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