EGG INDUSTRY APPROVES CARE LOGO

ATLANTA -- The United Egg Producers unveiled a certification logo for cartons of eggs produced at facilities adhering to the animal care guidelines announced by food-industry trade groups in June. Egg producers representing 80% of the industry have already signed on to participate in the program, according to UEP officials.To retain usage rights, suppliers must adhere to new standards that protect

ATLANTA -- The United Egg Producers unveiled a certification logo for cartons of eggs produced at facilities adhering to the animal care guidelines announced by food-industry trade groups in June. Egg producers representing 80% of the industry have already signed on to participate in the program, according to UEP officials.

To retain usage rights, suppliers must adhere to new standards that protect the comfort, health and safety of chickens, including: increased space per hen; standar

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