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Technology, learning and sharing return to my IPPE 2022

At the UEP committee briefings, attendees discussion Proposition 12, cage-free egg mandates and COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

After a one-year hiatus, the animal feed, poultry and meat industries returned in-person to Atlanta for the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), the largest U.S. gathering of producers and processors.


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FDA releases new Egg Regulatory Program Standards

The FDA believes the new standards will help standardize food safety practices and improve the U.S. egg supply chain.

A new program for state egg and egg product regulators, titled the Egg Regulatory Program Standards (ERPS), has been published by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Egg Regulatory Officials (NERO).


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The COVID-19 pandemic or a tale of two egg sectors

Latest figures show that the COVID-19 pandemic affected egg consumption in different ways with differences evident between developed and less-developed countries and shell and egg ingredients.
Egg consumption usually goes up in times of economic difficulty, but is this true across all markets and product types?
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MRI technology can help identify which eggs are fertile

Orbem’s AI enabled system allows producers to find out what’s going on inside their eggs prior to incubation.

During the 2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series that began on November 2, Dr. Pedro Gomez, CEO, Orbem GmbH explained how his company is using a MRI powered system to help identify which eggs are fertile.


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Is there a genetic solution for preventing male chicks?

Technology that prevents the development of male chicks in the layer industry could potentially save producers billions of dollars annually.

During the 2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series that began on November 2, Dr. Yuval Cinnamon, Ph.D., principal investigator, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center- NRS Poultry Sustainability and Transformation, presented a genetic solution to egg producers that manipulates the chicken genome.


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