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Offers public comments on high costs for producers and consumers, unconstitutionality, and short compliance window
June 3, 2019
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) today submitted public comments regarding California’s Proposition 12 calling for postponement of the law’s implementation so multiple problems affecting consumers and producers may be addressed.
Five of six consumers taking part in a focus group discussion at the 2019 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit identified themselves as egg consumers. But of those five, only one said she seeks out eggs that carry specialty labels such as cage free, free range or organic.
New pullet houses and one layer house in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, have already been populated
April 26, 2019
Daybreak Foods’ construction of a new egg production complex in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, is progressing nicely, with three new pullet buildings populated and processing equipment starting to arrive at the new plant, which has been erected.
726 million cage-free eggs will be sourced for McDonald’s U.S. restaurants in 2019
April 14, 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.