eggs Egg Prices Expected to Rise in First Months of 2018 By Amy Mayer • Dec 29, 2017 Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts consumers will be paying less for beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and turkey in early 2018 than at the start of 2017. Not so for eggs. After Shortages, US to Allow Egg Imports from Netherlands By Peggy Lowe • Jun 4, 2015 Will Curran/Flickr The U.S. Department of Agriculture will soon allow pasteurized egg imports from the Netherlands because of dwindling supplies and higher prices caused by the huge bird flu outbreak in the Midwest. Egg Lawsuit Costs Missouri By Mike McGraw • Oct 29, 2014 Will Curran/Flickr Airline flights and legal fees in California; rental cars and hotel rooms in Indiana; $19 at Yogurtland in Los Angeles, and expert witness fees of $500 an hour plus expenses. Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging California Egg-Producing Standards By Frank Morris • Oct 6, 2014 Will Curran/Flickr A federal district court upheld a California law that requires all eggs sold in the state to come from hens housed in more spacious cages.