News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Meredith Johnson

Meredith Johnson is the Managing Editor of Egg Industry Insight. https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/

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The future is bright at Nature’s Yoke and Utopihen Farms

George Weaver IV, Brand Specialist and Co-Founder of Utopihen Farms is on a mission to have a positive impact on others, both in and outside of the egg industry.
“It’s a movement, it’s not just an egg brand,” stated Weaver. The fourth-generation farmer helps his family lead the free-range and pasture-raised egg companies.
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100% cage-free eggs in US Krispy Kreme donuts by 2022

The donut maker and restaurant company provided an update on its cage-free egg transition.
The company website recently stated that they are on pace to convert 75% of their global system and 100% of U.S. Branded Sweet Treat products to cage-free by the end of 2021 and use 100% cage-free eggs globally by 2026. 
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Massachusetts cage-free hen space reduction in motion

Massachusetts standards for cage-free layer housing density are moving closer to similarities in the current UEP-Certified requirements, which could prevent an egg shortage in the state.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill on June 24, 2021, that will change the housing density mandate of the 2016 Question 3 law.
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Conagra accelerates 100% cage-free egg goal to 2024

Conagra continues to progressively support their goal to utilize cage-free eggs as a permanent alternative to the traditional egg supply.
Conagra announced their commitment in 2016 to work toward a supply of 100% cage-free eggs, alongside other companies, in its U.S. operations by 2025. Now, they plan to meet this goal one year earlier than expected.
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How egg farmers are using TikTok to their advantage

The American Egg Board (AEB) has partnered with TikTok influencers across the United States to showcase their favorite egg dishes from local restaurants using the hashtag #EggDishChallenge.
The American Egg Board (AEB) has partnered with TikTok influencers across the United States to showcase their favorite egg dishes from local restaurants using the hashtag #EggDishChallenge.
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