USDA Website - Poultry
Division - The mission of Poultry Programs is to facilitate the strategic marketing of products of the
poultry and egg industries in domestic and international markets and through various programs and services.
The Egg Nutrition Center - This site is for egg lovers, egg producers and
processors, nutritionist and health providers, and anyone who wants to learn more about eggs and good nutrition.
Louisiana State University
Agriculture Center - The Louisiana State University Agriculture Center is one of 11 institutions within the
Louisiana State University System. Its primary functions are to operate the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Stations, which
conduct agricultural-based research and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, which extends the knowledge derived from
research to the people of the state.
The American Egg Board
- The American Egg Board has a wealth of egg-citing information to share with consumers, health professionals, teachers,
foodservice operators, retail marketers and food manufacturers.
Louisiana Department of
Agriculture & Forestry - The Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry is responsible for
administering many programs and enforcing the regulations that impact every aspect of the state's agriculture & forestry
National Egg Regulatory
Officials - The creation of National Egg Regulatory Officials (NERO) was a result of the foresight of
several dedicated state shell egg regulators who shared the goal of a national uniform set of regulations governing the sale
and movement of shell eggs to the consumer. It was and continues to be their belief that a collective and organized voice
serves as an effective conduit for change.
Fiction: Egg grade is based on size.
FACT: Size and grade are two different factors bearing no relationship
to one another.
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY
MIKE STRAIN DVM, COMMISSIONER
P.O. Box 1951 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821 (225)925-3772
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