Industry Information

 Lathem Family Farms is proud of producing high quality farm fresh eggs. The following organizations provide guidance and support to both the industry and our farm, they further enable us to gurantee we are producing the safest and freshest eggs possible. Each of these organizations offers an abundance of information about egg laying hens and egg facts, click on the logo to be directed to their website.

United Egg Producers (UEP) assists our farm and egg farmers across the United States to maintain industry standards. UEP aims to move the industy forward by serving as a unifying voice and providing advanced solutions to any legislative, regulatory, and advocacy issues. UEP has worked with governmental agencies to develop proactive, on-farm programs that benefit the entire egg production industry. 


The American Egg Board (AEB) links producers and consumers together and is responsible for communicating eggs' nutritional and economic value.



The Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) is the science and nutrition education division of the American Egg Board (AEB). Their website is a great resource for various egg facts.



Egg Safety Center is a one-stop resource for egg safety. This includes safety practice on egg farms, governmental regulations and procedures for safe handling and storage, and preparation at home and in foodservice. 



The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is the world's largest and most active poultry organization. Membership includes producers and processors of broilers, turkeys, ducks, eggs, and breeding stock, as well as allied companies.



Safe Quality Food's mission is to deliver consistent, globally recognized food safety and quality certification programs based on sound scientific principles, consistently applied across all industry sectors, and valued by all stakeholders.