Industry Partners
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's industry partners collaborate to create an environment ideal for continued growth. Together, these organizations combine their resources to supply the industry with answers to industry challenges. Apart, these same organizations develop strategies to respond to their own concerns.

American Egg Board
Through the American Egg Board, egg producers fund and carry out proactive programs to increase the market for eggs, egg products, and spent fowl products. The board's work centers around promotion, research, and education.
Animal Agriculture Alliance
The Animal Agriculture Alliance is a positive and informed voice communicating reliable, science-based information on key agricultural topics ranging from animal welfare to biotechnology to environmental impacts.

Auburn University Biosystems Engineering Department
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association allocates funding to support Auburn's poultry production education program on poultry house design, operation and management. The program develops a wide range of educational materials designed to help poultry producers make best use of modern technologies and house management techniques. The program disseminates information via publications, videotapes, and a Web site. Go here to learn more.

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

Egg Nutrition Center
The Egg Nutrition Center was established in 1984 for the purpose of providing commercial egg producers and processors, health promotion agencies, and consumers with a resource for scientifically accurate information on egg nutrition and the role of eggs in the health and nutrition of the American diet. Visit the Web site here.

International HACCP Alliance
The International HACCP Alliance was formed in 1994 to provide a uniform program to assure safer meat and poultry products. The alliance promotes the adoption of HACCP throughout the industry and encourages better communication and cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service and other governmental agencies worldwide.

National Chicken Council
The National Chicken Council (NCC) represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce and process chickens. Member companies of NCC account for more than 95 percent of the chicken sold in the United States. Visit the Web site here.

National Turkey Federation
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is the national advocate for all segments of the $14 billion turkey industry, providing services and conducting activities that increase demand for its members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious products. Visit the Web site here.

Partnership for Food Safety Education
The Partnership for Food Safety Education is a not-for-profit organization that unites industry associations; professional societies in food science, nutrition and health; consumer groups; and the U.S. government to educate the public about safe food handling. PFSE is the creator and steward of the Fight BAC! ® campaign, a food safety initiative that educates consumers about the four simple practices (clean, separate, cook and chill) that can help reduce their risk of foodborne illness. Visit the Web site here.

Poultry Breeders of America
The Poultry Breeders of America serves the mutual interests of poultry breeders by exchanging information, conducting the National Breeders Roundtable, and representing the industry before government agencies. The organization includes the primary breeder companies that supply breeding stock for broiler, turkey, and commercial egg producers/processors. Through this organization, company geneticists share knowledge and ideas in order to maintain a progressive and dynamic poultry breeding segment of the industry.

U.S. Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation
This foundation funds recruitment and retention efforts in major colleges and universities throughout the United States. The earnings accrued each year are divided among the eligible schools. The foundation also provides funds for poultry-related research. Visit the Web site here.

United Egg Producers United Egg Producers
The United Egg Producers (UEP) is a farmer cooperative representing egg farmer members from all across the United States. The member companies produce approximately 90% of the nation’s total egg production. UEP’s primary role is to develop programs for the members that address animal welfare, food safety, and the environment and to represent their interest in government affairs. Visit the Web site here.
USA Poultry & Egg Export Council
The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) is a non-profit, industry-sponsored trade organization dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and eggs in all foreign markets. USAPEEC members account for 90 percent of all poultry and egg exports. Members include nearly all major U.S. poultry and egg producing and processing companies, as well as many international trading firms. Founded in 1984, USAPEEC’s world headquarters are located in Stone Mountain, GA. Visit the USAPEEC Web site.

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