News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Hens and Trends

Meredith Johnson, Managing Editor of Egg Industry Insight, uses her processing experience to provide perspective on interesting topics in the poultry and egg industries.

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Producers can help reduce welfare-based label confusion

Products utilizing misleading marketing can cause confusion for consumers and potentially reduce sales for producers who are labelling their products properly.

In an article covering how to decode egg labels in the grocery store University of Georgia poultry science professors explain some of the labelling misconceptions a consumer might see.


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Are cage-free mandates wiping out US family farms?

While cage-free mandates can be viewed as a step forward for animal welfare, they could also be a step backward for small egg producers.

A large portion of family-owned egg farms that are still in business today could potentially be out of business in the next five years due to U.S. layer housing laws.


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