Sam Thielman – American Egg Board’s work to thwart plant-based mayo was wrong – USDA

The American Egg Board, the US Department of Agriculture’s egg-marketing arm, acted wrongly in its attempt to crush a plant-based mayonnaise startup, the USDAsaid in a report.

The Guardian revealed last year that the American Egg Board (AEB) lobbied for a concerted attack on Hampton Creek, a food company that has created a low-cost plant-based egg replacement and the maker of Just Mayo, a mayonnaise alternative.

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