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Poultry farm employees should be aware of bedbugs

Bedbugs have become an emerging issue in Pennsylvania, the Midwest and in Northeast cage-free houses
Bedbugs have become an evolving problem in poultry houses in Pennsylvania, the Midwest and some cage-free houses in the Northeast.
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Key considerations for layer house ventilation designs

Learn who designs a ventilation system, what options there are and what geographical factors play a role in choosing the right system for your birds.
In planning a ventilation system for a specific environment, a designer will consider the specifications of the available systems.
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New York suit accuses Hillandale Farms of price gouging

Attorney General Letitia James says company unfairly raised prices of more than 4 million cartons of eggs
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Hillandale Farms, accusing the company of illegally gouging the prices of eggs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Duncan Everett to become Noble Foods CEO

Kerry Foods CEO to replace Dale Burnett, who is stepping down in October
Duncan Everett has been named to the role of CEO of the U.K. egg producer Noble Foods Group. Everett will take over from Dale Burnett who is stepping down as CEO in October 2020 after four years in the role.
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Happy Egg Co. receives kosher certification

Orthodox Union verifies Happy Egg products and its production comply with kosher law requirements
Products from The Happy Egg Co. received Kosher certification by the Orthodox Union (OU), the world's largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency.
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Vital Farms raises nearly $205 million in IPO

Shares of pasture-raised egg and butter company are being traded on the Nasdaq exchange under the VITL ticker
Vital Farms began its first day as a publicly traded company on July 31, after raising nearly $205 million in an initial public offering (IPO).
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Modern egg farming practices shield human health

Modern farming practices help to protect birds, producers and consumers and their rejection would increase the likelihood of the emergence of new diseases.
Modern farming practices help to protect us from zoonoses such as the novel coronavirus, and are not the reason behind its jump to humans.
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