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  • Rose Acre to open Arizona egg operation this fall

    Jun 06, 2016
    Indiana-based Rose Acre Farms, the second largest egg producer in the U.S. with almost 2,000 employees in eight states, plans to open a new operation south of Bouse in La Paz County, Ariz. this fall.
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  • No Yolking Around: It’s National Egg Month

    May 16, 2016
    Feeling a little fried? Scrambling for something to cook today? This month, we’re celebrating an eggcellent source of protein that is sure to please both your family and their taste buds.
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  • Eggs are best for a filling kids breakfast says new study

    Feb 19, 2016
    If you're not sure which is the most filling breakfast to give your kids on a morning a team of US researchers might have found the answer, finding that eggs are a more filling way to start the day than a breakfast of cereal or oatmeal. The study, by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and published in the journal Eating Behaviors, looked at which breakfast kept children fuller for longer -- protein-rich eggs or a grain-based breakfast such as cereal or oatmeal.
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  • Hatching an Idea to Fight Hunger

    Feb 15, 2016
    An egg provides a child half of the daily requirement of protein and 10 percent of the daily need of Vitamin D — and prevents muscle loss in older adults. Knowing that one in six Hoosiers is food insecure, Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly & Co., last year launched HATCH for Hunger, a program to provide eggs to the undernourished.
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  • New US Dietary Recommendations say Eggs are OK

    Jan 28, 2016
    Americans can now eat eggs guilt free, according to new nutritional recommendations issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services. In the first guidelines issued since 2011 the government also gave the green light to other high cholesterol foods, and drinking up to five cups of coffee a day.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Reports Progress

    Nov 30, 2015
    Rose Acre Farms is making progress on their egg-producing facility south of Bouse. They’re currently engaged in preparing the site, including drilling wells. W.N. “Chips” Everhart, the company’s New Projects Coordinator, said they are still 12 to 14 months away from having the first eggs laid there.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Jun 26, 2015
    The groundbreaking ceremony for Rose Acre Farms’ egg-producing facility was held Saturday, June 13 near Bouse, Ariz. The event was hosted by the La Paz Economic Development Corporation. The ceremony was attended by more than 150 invited guests.
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  • HATCH Program Launched to Combat Hunger in Central Indiana

    Apr 15, 2015
    A new initiative to put more nutritious product into local food banks was announced this week. Eggs for everyone is the new mantra for Elanco as they partner with Kroger, Rose Acre Farms and Midwest and Gleaners Food Banks to bring a sustainable supply of eggs to local pantries.
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  • Wake Up to Eggs with Kevin Bacon

    Mar 23, 2015
    Hollywood icon partners with America's egg farmers to promote the benefits of eating eggs. PARK RIDGE, Ill., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Nobody knows eggs better than bacon, which is why America's egg farmers are teaming up with the most famous bacon of all, Kevin Bacon.
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  • Flap on Egg Farms: Whether to go 'Cage-Free'

    Mar 18, 2015
    Rose Acre Farms in Indiana, one of the U.S.'s largest egg producers, has created a cage-free facility for some of the company's 25 million egg-laying hens in order to comply with a patchwork of new state laws and rules.
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  • U.S. Egg Consumption Highest It's Been in 7 Years: 'Protein is Where There is a big Opportunity Right Now'

    Nov 11, 2014
    Egg prices have risen steadily in the past three years, and firms touting plant-based proteins as an alternative have attracted a huge amount of media attention
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  • 10 Scientific Reasons You Should Be Eating More Eggs

    May 07, 2014
    Eggs are among the few foods that I would classify as "superfoods." They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Here are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies.
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  • No. 1 food trend for restaurants in 2014: Eggs

    Jan 10, 2014
    In restaurants coast to coast, prospects for 2014 appear sunny-side up. The No. 1 trend for American eateries? Eggs — and not just for breakfast. “Overall, 2014 really will be the year of the egg,” predicted Christopher Krohn, president and CEO of Restaurant.com, the nation’s largest restaurant dining deals website.
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  • Egg industry a 'good egg'

    Dec 09, 2013
    By: Andy Vance BY essentially every key metric, the sustainability of egg production has improved dramatically over the past 50 years, according to a landmark study released Oct. 30 by the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University.
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  • Get cracking! Eggs are good for you food

    Oct 22, 2013
    It's difficult to make smart food choices without accurate knowledge about nutrition, and yet food myths and dated research linger, acting as a barrier to change. So it is with the egg. Misunderstood for decades, the little egg has been labeled a “bad food.” It's been blamed for raising cholesterol, and it's been banished from diets for allegedly increasing heart disease risk. But a host of new research is setting the record straight, suggesting that nearly everyone, with the exception of diabetics, can enjoy one whole egg daily.
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  • Novus International Celebrates World Egg Day

    Oct 21, 2013
    Friday 11 October is World Egg Day and Novus will once again join in this annual celebration of eggs, sponsoring events all around the world that are designed to promote the health and nutritional benefits of eggs.
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Rose AcreTM Recipe of the Month

Southwest Breakfast Burritos

        
          
Ingredients:
  • 4 large EGGS, beaten
  • 8 oz. turkey breakfast sausages, casings removed
  • 1/2 red OR green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (8 to 10-inch), warmed
  • 1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese (4 oz.)
Instructions:
  1. COAT large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. COOK sausage over medium heat, breaking into crumbles, until browned and cooked through. POUR OFF all but 1 Tbsp. drippings. ADD bell pepper; sauté until softened, about 4 minutes.
  2. POUR eggs over mixture in skillet. As eggs begin to set, GENTLY PULLthe eggs across the pan with an inverted turner, forming large soft curds. CONTINUE cooking—pulling, lifting and folding eggs—until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. Do not stir constantly.
  3. SPOON egg mixture into center of tortillas, dividing evenly; SPRINKLE with cheese. FOLD in sides of tortillas, then roll up burrito-style.
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