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Bal named Vital Farms general counsel, head of ESG

Most recently, she served as vice president & chief counsel for Levi Strauss Americas

Vital Farms, a pasture-raised egg producer, has appointed Joanne Bal as general counsel, corporate secretary and head of environmental, social and governance (ESG), effective April 26, 2021. 


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Egg farmers need more customizable carbon reporting

Sustainable production is coming under ever more scrutiny and egg farmers need to look closely at their individual production decisions.

New technologies that help to evaluate environmental impact may benefit egg producers as investors, retailers and consumers increasingly scrutinize sustainability.


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Canadian program offers fair pay for poultry farmers

Broiler, turkey and egg producers can benefit from Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program and Market Development Program for Turkey and Chicken

Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of two new programs designed to help drive innovation and market development for Canada’s 4,800 chicken, turkey and egg farmers. 


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VIDEO: Employee education opportunity in egg quality, food safety

A new virtual educational opportunity, Shell Egg Academy, is designed to be a hands-on experience that offers insight on egg quality and food safety for egg farmers and employees.
A new virtual educational opportunity is designed to be a hands-on experience that offers insight on egg quality and food safety for egg farmers and employees.
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Eggs, not plants, key to the UN Food Systems Summit agenda

The arguments that plant-based diets should be central to sustainable development and slowing climate change do not always ring true.
There is the risk that eggs will be overlooked in the drive to produce more sustainably and slow climate change, but the benefits of plant-based foods can be applied to eggs, as well.
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