Have you ever been curious about why chicken eggs can be different colors? While most eggs are white or brown, they also come in pink, blue and green.
Checkoff program funding has made a big impact on farming and American pop culture, but it is also often plagued with political and other concerns.
When food companies sell cage-free or free-range eggs, it most likely doesn’t mean what you may think. But the way hens are raised is done for a reason.
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has announced a new cage-free egg initiative will be on the November 6 General Election ballot. The initiative would establish new standards for confinement of certain farm animals and ban sales of certain non-complying products. The statute establishes new minimum space requirements for confining veal calves, breeding pigs, and […]
For nearly a decade, Porter Wright has served as defense counsel for Rose Acre Farms, Inc. (Seymour, Indiana) in major federal antitrust litigation, including one action brought by a class of direct purchasers alleging that it conspired with others to reduce the supply of eggs in the country. Last week a jury returned a complete […]
According to the current FDA regulations on labeling, foods such as toaster pastries and pudding cups, are permitted to market themselves as “healthy,” but foods that are widely known to be nutritious, such as eggs, are not. That’s why Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs has filed a petition with the FDA calling for the organization […]
Twelve more people from five states have become ill since Rose Acre Farms recalled 200 million eggs in April for salmonella potential. In total 35 cases have been reported across nine states with 11 people hospitalized. No one has died. On April 13, Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana, voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs because […]