87 billion table eggs were produced in the U.S. in 2014.

Each hen produces about 286 eggs per year on a modern egg farm.

FDA employees inspect 100 farms per year.

UEP regularly updates the food safety program and has established a food safety committee.

Egg farmers implement both mandatory and voluntary on-farm safety programs


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