Tag Archives: UEP
The Humane Society of the United States

The Lines Are Drawn on UEP/HSUS-backed Bill

I’ve spent a lot of time in recent weeks writing about a deal brokered between United Egg Producers and Wayne Pacelle’s Humane Society of the United States to push federal legislation setting national standards for hen housing. This week, four members of the U.S. House of Representatives agreed to sponsor a bill, taking the next […]

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United Egg Producers

Point and Counterpoint on the UEP-HSUS Agreement

The last column I wrote in 2011 dealt with the historic agreement between United Egg Producers and Wayne Pacelle’s Humane Society of the United States. Like many in agriculture, I was less than thrilled with the idea that one of the leading farm industry organizations was playing ball with the leading animal rights lobbying group. […]

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Big Dutchman's AVECH System

First Data on Production from Colony Hen Housing Promising

My colleagues at Feedstuffs shared the first available commercial data on hen performance and egg production in an enriched colony housing system in a report released on the publication’s website earlier today. The colony system, negotiated as the solution to differences of opinion between United Egg Producers and Wayne Pacelle’s Humane Society of the United […]

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