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We’re the Louisiana Egg Commission

The Louisiana Egg Commission was created in 1968 within the Louisiana Department of Agriculture with its domicile at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Suite 4004, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. 
The commission consist of seven members appointed by the commissioner and confirmed by the Senate.
 (1) Two members shall be active egg producers.
 (2) Two members shall be active distributors.
 (3) Two members shall have knowledge of the egg industry.
 (4) One member shall be appointed from the public at large.
 (5) The Commissioner, or his designee, shall serve as Ex Officio and shall have all rights and responsibilities of appointed members.

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The purpose of the commission is to promote the general well-being of Louisiana’s egg industry by encouraging increased production and quality in Louisiana eggs through marketing and research; by expanding the market for Louisiana eggs and egg products through promotion and marketing; by increasing the consumption of eggs and egg products in Louisiana through advertising, promotion, and marketing; by providing producers, distributors, retailers, and consumers educational information as to the nutritional and health value of eggs; by performing any other act deemed advisable in promoting this industry and the general welfare of the people of this state.

The Commission meets in the spring and fall to discuss past and upcoming promotions. Members are updated on all issues concerning the regulation of eggs and egg products as well as financial issues concerning the Commission.

Promotions are done when the opportunity arises and the Commission thinks the exposure will be of benefit.

The Egg Commission derives its funding from an assessment fee on each case of eggs and egg products produced and processed in the state of Louisiana. Assessment fees are also collected on all out of state eggs and egg products that are distributed into Louisiana.

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