The B2B WATT Poultry is out with its 2023 special issue of the egg industry. It is a source of hard-to-find market data about the egg industry, just as high egg prices and shortages capture consumer attention. Information about the largest egg producers and predictions about cages in the future

Continue Reading Growth of cage-free eggs may be paused while producers deal with shortages and high prices

With Gov. Stephen Sisolak’s signature on June 4, Nevada joined Utah, Michigan, Washington, Oregon, California, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, by mandating cage-free eggs.

There just one problem. There are no commercial egg producers in Nevada, nor are any likely to set up businesses there. Jerry Wilkins from Colorado’s Morning Fresh
Continue Reading Nevada must rely upon surrounding states for cage-free eggs


Dear Editor,

Food Safety News is a daily “must read” for me in representing the National Association of Egg Farms in producing eggs in conventional caged systems nationwide. I appreciate the insights into numerous food safety issues. A recent Letter to the Editor has a cage-free egg farmer claiming
Continue Reading Letter To The Editor: Egg association leader weighs in on cage-free question

President Donald J. Trump’s Justice Department is siding with California over 12 egg-producing states that don’t want egg standards dictated by Sacramento.

Noel J. Francisco, the solicitor general of the United States, has put the Department of Justice (DOJ) on California’s side in the dispute by filing an amicus brief
Continue Reading Trump’s DOJ supports California over other egg-producing states

During the past three weeks public health officers confirmed another two dozen people with Salmonella Enteritidis infections in an outbreak traced to cage-free eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms.

Federal and state officials continue to express concern that consumers might have unused Gravel Ridge Farms eggs that have been recalled,
Continue Reading CDC, FDA urge public to look for Gravel Ridge eggs; more states report illnesses

A cage-free egg producer is recalling an unspecified number of eggs, regardless of date stamps, from grocery stores and restaurants because of potential contamination with Salmonella. Confirmed illnesses have been linked to the eggs.

The Food and Drug Administration posted the recall notice from Gravel Ridge Farms yesterday. The company’s
Continue Reading Gravel Ridge Farms recalls eggs for Salmonella risk after illnesses reported