FDA surplus egg policy scrutinized

FDA surplus egg policy scrutinized

THE outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. this year and the resulting increases in egg prices have caused the food industry to closely examine a current policy that forces broiler chicken producers to destroy perfectly acceptable and safe shell eggs.

The National Chicken Council (NCC), the Grocery Manufacturers Assn. and the Association for Dressings & Sauces have petitioned the Food & Drug Administration to rever

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