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Egg Production / North America / Industry News & Trends
on October 11, 2016

AEB Hampton Creek campaign deemed ‘inappropriate’ by USDA

The US Department of Agriculture ruled the checkoff-supported organization acted inappropriately but not illegally against egg alternative producer Hampton Creek.

The American Egg Board mishandled its campaign against the industry threat represented by Hampton Creek Inc., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

On October 7, the Associated Press and other media outlets reported that the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service concluded the AEB’s campaign against Hampton Creek was inappropriate. The…

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