Good Housekeeping Awards Eggland’s Best with 2021 Healthy Snack Award

July 2, 2021 Eggland's Best

Each year, the Good Housekeeping Institute’s Nutrition Lab shines a spotlight on the tastiest snacks that combine innovation and nutrition. After a thorough review, Eggland’s Best (EB) is proud to announce Good Housekeeping magazine has named Eggland’s Best Organic Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs as a 2021 Healthy Snack Award recipient within the Protein All-Stars category.

Dutchland Farms Egg Recertified by American Humane for Excellent Animal Welfare

June 14, 2021 American Humane

After passing third-party audits of their on-farm operations and protocols, Dutchland Farms has been recertified by American Humane for the 13th year. American Humane CertifiedTM status is awarded to farms and ranches that excel at animal welfare, going above and beyond what is expected to deliver the best environment for the animals in their care.

Birko Launches Egg-Shellent Solution

June 4, 2021 Birko

Birko, a leader in providing integrated sanitation solutions, has launched its new all-in-one washing compound and defoamer, Egg-Shellent, for egg processing facilities. The solution combines surfactants, alkalinity, and dispersion agents to maximize shell-egg cleaning.

PETA Foundation Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Vital Farms

May 20, 2021 PETA

PETA Foundation attorneys helped file a class-action lawsuit in Texas federal court against Austin-based Vital Farms, Inc., on behalf of consumers who were misled into buying eggs at a premium price because of the company’s false claims that it treats animals in an ethical and humane manner.

Butterfly Acquires a Majority Stake in Leading Premium Egg Company Pete and Gerry’s Organics

May 4, 2021 Butterfly

Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, today announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Pete and Gerry’s Organics, LLC, the nation’s leading producer of organic, free-range and pasture-raised eggs under the Pete and Gerry’s Organic®, Nellie’s Free Range® and Consider Pastures™ brands.