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Cage-free-egg-pledges

Infographic: Retailers’ cage-free egg pledges

Most North American retail chains have pledged to make the conversion to selling only cage-free eggs during or before 2025
U.S. egg producers continue to convert their operations to cage-free laying systems as supermarket and retail chains in North America have committed to only use eggs from cage-free sources.
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CFO of Cal-Maine addresses egg market during COVID-19

Egg prices are incredibly high due to the increase in demand related to COVID-19; Max Bowman of Cal-Maine addresses the situation and what he projects will come next
COVID-19 has increased the sale of retail eggs, but how long will it last and what long-term impact will it have?
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How is COVID-19 affecting your business?

Let us know how your business is coping with the novel coronavirus and what you need to keep production going.
What impact is the novel coronavirus COVID-19 having on your poultry or egg business? Make your views public to the wider industry through this short survey.
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Hickman’s finds creative way to keep inmate labor

Hickman’s Family Farms works out deal with State of Arizona to build dormitory for female laborers so they can continue working without contributing to the risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19
When the Arizona Department of Corrections decided to at least temporarily pull inmate labor out of the public to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Hickman’s Family Farms stood to lose a meaningful portion of its workforce.
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UK’s Noble Foods launches egg products foodservice brand

Adopting a new brand, The Great British Egg Co., for its foodservice division will help Noble Foods to raise visibility with clients and is part of a greater push into new product development.
UK company Noble Foods launches its first brand in the foodservice sector, bringing its foodservice offerings under one name helping to build recognition.
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Poultry biosecurity plans prepared humans for COVID-19

As state lawmakers continue to put stay-at-home orders in place, people could learn to be safe by implementing some of the steps associated with poultry biosecurity.
A lot of companies are providing agriculture-related educational worksheets to kids that currently can't go to school, perhaps something on biosecurity could be next and create trust between producers and consumers?
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