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About the American Egg Board (AEB)
AEB is the U.S. egg producer's link to the consumer in communicating the value of The incredible edible egg(TM) and is funded from a national legislative checkoff on all egg production from companies with greater than 75,000 layers, in the continental United States. The board consists of 18 members and 18 alternates from all regions of the country who are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. The AEB staff carries out the programs under the board direction. AEB is located in Park Ridge, Ill. Visit http://www.incredibleegg.org for more information.
About the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC)
The Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) is the health education and research
center of the American Egg Board. Established in 1979, ENC provides
science-based information to health promotion agencies, physicians,
dietitians, nutritional scientists, media and consumers on issues related
to egg nutrition and the role of eggs in the American diet. ENC is located
in Washington, DC. Visit http://www.enc-online.org for more information.
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