Fact Sheet – Types of Eggs
March 5, 2020

The egg is a versatile food with many options available for today’s consumers. Shell eggs are the raw eggs that are available in retail stores. Grade of eggs,  AA, A, or B, is determined by the interior quality of the egg and appearance/condition of the shell. Eggs can be brown or white eggs. Egg sizes are

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Meet UEP’s Food Safety Expert, Oscar Garrison
January 3, 2020

Egg safety is a top priority for egg farmers from the farm to your plate. To ensure safety practices, United Egg Producers sponsors the Egg Safety Center, the leading resource for egg safety on the farm, in the store and your kitchen.  Who is the source of all this eggcellent information? Oscar Garrison is a

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Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather
December 2, 2019

Amid blizzards, thunderstorms and other extreme weather, how do farmers keep their animals safe, warm and healthy? Safety authorities advise staying us to stay out of harsh weather by staying indoors as much as possible. That’s good advice for animals and is one of the many reasons that egg-laying hens are kept indoors. Years ago,

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‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day
September 30, 2019

  World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign focuses on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet and a fantastic source of protein A single egg contains 14 essential nutrients including vitamins A, B, D and E, as well as being a

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