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Cage-free layer houses are not ‘alternative’ anymore

Consumer willingness to pay the additional cost of cage-free egg production is still in question while U.S. egg producers continue to build new cage-free housing in advance to implementation of cage-free housing legislation and cage-free egg purchase pledges.

Many factors play a role in the shift of layer housing to cage-free, including state law changes, consumer demand and housing costs, but there seems to be a disconnect between what consumers are asking for and what they want.


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DHS secretary: No more ICE raids of workplaces

Agency wants to focus more on employers who participate in exploitative practices

Raids by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE) at workplaces where undocumented immigrants are employed will no longer be allowed, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas stated in a memorandum.


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Pilgrim’s Pride: No questions, please

Upcoming earnings call will only offer prepared remarks from Pilgrim’s executives

Pilgrim’s Pride announced that it would release the financial results of its third quarter on October 27, and on the following day, it would hold a conference call to provide further color on those results.


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