S., United Egg Producers
(UEP) and our farmer-members have an obligation to study and adopt practices that improve animal welfare," says Chad Gregory, president and CEO of United Egg Producers
, based in Alpharetta, Ga." Our members recognize that this extends to the practice of male chick culling at hatcheries, and as such, our Board took a meaningful step to address this difficult issue."
United Egg Producers
, and United States Egg Marketers, and of second
The United Egg Producers
are no longer working with HSUS, a setback from the perspective of compromising on animal welfare issues.
No one denies Mepkin's egg operation is in compliance with United Egg Producers
' guidelines, but the practice of keeping egg-laying hens in small cages and trimming their beaks is under attack by animal rights' groups around the world for being cruel and inhumane.
UNITED EGG PRODUCERS
CERTIFIED (Previously Animal Care Certified)
Farr, United Fresh Produce Association, the American Mushroom Institute, and the United Egg Producers
helped coordinate the spinach salad bar which was held in the hearing room of the House Committee on Agriculture.
Producers now use a label that reads "UEP Certified--Produced in Compliance with United Egg Producers
' Animal Husbandry Guidelines." See generally UNITED EGG PRODUCERS
CERTIFIED, UNITED EGG PRODUCERS
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY GUIDELINES FOR U.S.
Wheat Associates United Egg Producers
USA*Engage USA Poultry and Egg Export Council USA Rice Federation Wheat Export Trade Education Committee
(19.) United Egg Producers
. UEP "5-STAR" total quality assurance program: a HACCP type food safety program with validation.
The US partners in this association include the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, the National Chicken Council, the National Turkey Federation, and the United Egg Producers
. Canadian poultry industry groups will soon be invited to take part in the association, thus creating a true North American partnership.
In the United States, the United Egg Producers
Association has pushed its members to adopt a Five-Star Program that combines vaccination with sanitation, pest controls, washing and refrigeration controls, said Gene Gregory, UEP senior vice president.
Gene Gregory is president and CEO of United Egg Producers
, which represents egg farmers who produce 88% of the eggs in the U.S.