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19 October 2018
Japan able to export raw eggs to US for first time
JAPAN - For the first time, Japan's fresh eggs can be exported to the United States after a restriction on shipments was lifted on Tuesday, the farm ministry said...
Research reveals method to improve E. coli vaccines
USA - Last week, USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers revealed a method to improve E coli vaccines...
15 October 2018
Cal-Maine Foods to acquire Featherland Eggs Farms
USA - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc announced on 10 October 2018 that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc, relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and...
12 October 2018
Cockerel found roaming around housing estate
UK - The RSPCA is appealing to find the owner of a chicken who was lost in the middle of a housing estate...
2018 Free Range Award winners unveiled
UK - The stars of free range egg production have been recognised by their peers for the contributions they have made to the sector over the past 12 months...
World Egg Day: HSI welcomes global progress towards cage-free production
GLOBAL - Friday, 12 October is World Egg Day and while the majority of egg-laying hens in the world are confined to barren cages for nearly their entire lives, Humane Society International (HSI), a global animal protection organisation, welcomes the progress...
11 October 2018
Grants for young farmers: BFREPA announces Next Generation Programme
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is to offer grants to help young people working in the sector reach their full potential...
Restoring confidence: BFREPA launches model contract
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is to create a model supply contract for its members to use with packers to ensure fairness and confidence throughout the sector...
09 October 2018
Southeast Asia's first workshop on cage-free egg production a success
INDONESIA - Humane Society International, in conjunction with the Indonesian Veterinary Medical Association, recently hosted Southeast Asia’s first technical workshop on cage-free egg production in Surabaya, Indonesia ...
04 October 2018
Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
03 October 2018
Egg Farmers of Canada concerned over USMCA
CANADA - Canadian egg farmers are concerned with the outcome of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which is now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)...
28 September 2018
Non-UK egg white recall leads to renewed calls for higher food safety standards
EU - British Lion eggs is renewing its calls for the EU to raise egg and egg processing safety standards across Europe following the Food Standards Agency recalling Dr Zak’s Barn farmed Liquid Egg White, which is produced in France but available across...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
20 September 2018
Sierra Leone working to build huge pullets and egg farm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The new farm, which will be one of the largest in West Africa, will address all domestic egg needs by producing about 195 million eggs per year and will create 2,000 new jobs...
18 September 2018
IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
Keeping track: Compassion launches first European EggTrack Report
EU - Following the success of Compassion in World Farming’s US EggTrack Report last year, the farm animal welfare charity launched a new report on 18 September 2018 to show the progress European companies are making towards meeting their 2025 cage-free...
07 September 2018
Checking in on Caribbean poultry: insight from an expert
The poultry industry in the Caribbean is unique owing to the different context and circumstances of each island. To find out more, we spoke with Dr Desmond Ali, food safety consultant at Millennium3 Consultants and executive director of the Caribbean...
05 September 2018
European Citizens Initiative: Commission registers 'End the Cage Age' initiative
EU - The College of Commissioners has today (5 September 2018) decided to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled 'End the Cage Age'...
03 September 2018
Get cracking for British Egg Week 2018
This year British Egg Week takes place between 8 and 14 October and British Lion eggs has created a toolkit to help retailers, wholesalers, food manufacturers and caterers make the most of the week...
29 August 2018
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company receives Queen's award
UK - The Lakes Free Range Egg Company received their Queens Award for Sustainable Development from Cumbria’s Lord Lieutenant on Friday (24th August)...
28 August 2018
British egg sales and recognition on the rise
British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing retail sales continuing to rise for the twelfth year in a row, and consumer recognition of the Lion mark significantly higher than other food marks...
South Africa and its poultry industry boosted by landmark deal
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Foods, South Africa’s third largest producer and distributor of frozen, fresh and value-added poultry products, announced it has entered into an empowerment transaction with Cultiver Investments (Pty) Ltd a dynamic and experienced...
23 August 2018
Privé Group commits to sourcing exclusively cage-free eggs
SINGAPORE - Singaporean company The Privé Group announced its new sustainability and animal welfare initiative, committing to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain...
20 August 2018
German poultry association demands high prices for poultry meat
GERMANY - Earlier this month, ZDG Central Association of the German poultry industry demanded higher prices for poultry meat to compensate for increased feed costs. German poultry and egg producers say a price increase is not urgent, but it could be in...
US poultry industry gains new leadership for sustainability and welfare initiatives
USA - In an effort to begin the collaborative process of addressing and advancing issues related to animal welfare and sustainability, the US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) have...
 
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