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EIC Issues Forum to be held virtually again in 2021

The virtual event will offer both live presentations and others to watch at your own will.

The 13th Annual Egg Industry Issues Forum hosted by the Egg Industry Center (EIC) at Iowa State University, and co-hosted by Hy-Line North America, will be virtual in 2021.


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Egg-laying needs study finds chances to educate employees

This will allow poultry extension and industry members to better analyze and create training methods for poultry farm employees in areas where improvement is desired.

The 2019 National Egg Laying Industry Needs Assessment surveyed egg farmers on topics related to current employee education, undergraduate education and research needs. This would allow university poultry extension faculty and industry members to better identify and create training programs for poultry farm employees.


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Price gouging lawsuit against Hillandale Farms dismissed

Company reaches settlement with New York Attorney General Letitia James and agrees to donate 1.2 million eggs to food banks across state

Hillandale Farms and New York Attorney General Letitia James reached a settlement in a lawsuit where James accused Hillandale of gouging the price of eggs during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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AEB highlights First Lady's commemorative egg, producer donations

The 2021 First Lady's Commemorative Egg was unveiled along with a historic pledge by America's egg farmers to donate more than 90 million eggs this year as part of egg producers' long-standing dedication to proving eggs for holidays and those in need.

AEB highlights Easter traditions still taking place despite pandemic, while other traditions are not. 


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US egg carton shortage has subsided

The panic buying that was triggered a year ago by the pandemic, is no longer a factor.

The U.S. egg carton shortage that started as a result of the pandemic has improved and producers shouldn't have any issues with Easter packaging. 


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Brazilian egg exports find new life

Shipments ascending to pre-pandemic levels in 2021

Brazil may be better known for its broiler exports than its overseas egg sales but, as Easter approaches, I thought that it might be worth taking a look at how many eggs the country sells overseas.


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