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Egg farmers, AEB support White House Easter Egg Roll

America’s egg farmers donate a record-breaking 74,000 eggs for the annual event
The 141st annual White House Easter Egg Roll will take place on the morning of April 22 on the South Lawn, supported by America’s egg farmers and the American Egg Board (AEB).
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US poultry, eggs, beef gain access to Tunisia

Tunisia expected to initially import $5-10 million worth of US protein annually
The governments of Tunisia and the United States have finalized U.S. export certificates to allow imports of U.S. poultry, egg and beef products into Tunisia.
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McDonald's USA one-third of way to cage-free egg goal

726 million cage-free eggs will be sourced for McDonald’s U.S. restaurants in 2019
McDonald’s USA announced that it has reached a milestone with 33% of its egg supply converted to cage-free, delivering meaningful progress towards its 10 year commitment to source 100% cage-free eggs by 2025. This milestone means that 726 million cage-free eggs will be sourced for McDonald’s U.S. restaurants in 2019.
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L.J. Fairburn & Son names 3 new leaders

Industry veterans Nigel Butcher, Yvonne Hynd and Davey Hynd join growing U.K. egg company
Lincolnshire-based egg company L.J. Fairburn & Son has appointed three industry leaders to its management team to support its continued growth and rapid investment program.
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EIC releases study associated with egg production prices

The Egg Industry Center study is intended to help producers understand the cost of washing, weighing, packaging and transporting their eggs, which has increased 80 percent in the last 18 years
The cost of washing, weighing, packaging and transporting eggs has increased 80 percent during the past 18 years.
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Cage-free egg pledges and predictions

WATT Global Media’s Top Egg Companies survey helps to analyze where the industry has been and where it could be going
As part of the WATT Global Media 2019 Top Egg Companies survey, U.S. egg producers were asked what percentage of their customers have pledged to purchase only cage-free eggs or egg products by some future date.
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