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Friday, September 19, 2014
British Egg Week to Target Reduced Food Waste
UK - British Lion eggs is partnering with the WRAP Love Food Hate Waste campaign for British Egg Week (6-12 October 2014) to highlight the important role that eggs can play in helping to minimise food waste....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Eggs from Backyard Chickens May Pose Problems, Warns Vet
US - Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don't know about your chickens could hurt you or others....
Activists Target Pig and Egg Farm
NEW ZEALAND - An animal rights activist has reportedly been arrested ending a political protest at a pig and egg farm near Dunedin....
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Southwest Specialty Eggs Acquires New Franchise in California, Nevada
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has announced that Southwest Specialty Eggs, LLC, the Company’s joint venture with Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc., has acquired the Egg-Land’s Best, Inc. franchise for the southern California markets, including Clark County...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Further Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Israel Affect Egg Layers
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of Newcastle disease at poultry farms located in Hazafon....
Monday, September 15, 2014
McDonald's Commitment to Phase out Cage Eggs in Australia
AUSTRALIA - McDonald's announces the good news: by the end of 2017, no hen will suffer in a cage to produce eggs for McDonald's Australia....
Noble Foods Wins Golden Egg Award
SCOTLAND, UK - Noble Foods won the prestigious Golden Egg award at the 50th International Egg Commission conference held in Edinburgh (8-11 September) for their development of the Happy Egg brand in the USA....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Liquid Eggs Operation Cracks Under Shortage
JAMAICA - Liquid Eggs Limited, the Montego Bay-based marketing arm of the Jamaica Egg Farmers' Association, is seeking to recover but the future of the company is uncertain because it has lost a number of customers due to its inability to maintain supply...
Egg Corp Congratulates Egg Farmer Finalists, Award Winners
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) congratulates the egg farmer finalists and the two who won awards at the Kondinin Group’s ‘Farmer of the Year Awards’....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Sustainability Event Scanned the Horizon on Future of European Poultry
UK – The Poultry Science Symposium on the Sustainability of the industry in Europe closed its third and final day with a session on the environmental aspects and finally, a review and discussion session. Jackie Linden reports from the meeting in the...
Heinz Strengthens Animal Welfare Policies
GLOBAL - Global food processing giant, Heinz, has joined a growing line of major meat and food processors to strengthen their animal welfare practices for their supply chain....
Freedom Food to Rebrand as RSPCA Assured
UK - Freedom Food, the RSPCA’s farm animal welfare assurance and labelling scheme, is to be rebranded for the consumer market in 2015 as ‘RSPCA Assured’....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Member States Embrace Welfare NGOs; Working to Develop Egg Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - The NFU's Chief Poultry Adviser, Gary Ford, is currently attending the the International Egg Commission (IEC) Conference in Edinburgh where there have been a number of updates about current developments in Europe and the rest of the world...
Standard Chartered Invests $35 Million in Jordanian Poultry Firm
JORDAN - Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), the investment arm of Standard Chartered Bank, will invest $35 million to acquire a minor but significant stake in Al Jazeera Agricultural Co., Jordan's only fully integrated poultry producer and distributor....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Successful First Hatch at New Turkey Hatchery Galli Gallo
ROMANIA - Eighty-six per cent hatch of set – that’s the promising result of the very first hatch at Galli Gallo’s brand new turkey hatchery, according to Petersime....
Egg Producers Reject Government's Free-range Logo Designs
AUSTRALIA - South Australia's free-range egg producers say they are disappointed the State Government's proposed logos to identify their produce do not resemble what they had asked for....
First Egg Nutrition Consortium Symposium to be Held in Edinburgh
UK - The first ever international egg nutrition symposium "Eggs in human nutrition: current research and future directions" will be held in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 10 September. The symposium will feature four speakers from three continents presenting...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Conference Examines Sustainability of the European Poultry Industry
UK – Well over one hundred delegates were present to celebrate the start of the 50th anniversary of the Poultry Science Symposium today, which is set to examine all aspects of the sustainability of the European poultry meat and egg industries. Jackie...
One in Four Dutch Egg Farmers Face Financial Loss
NETHERLANDS - One in four egg farmers in the Netherlands is at risk of going bankrupt because of low egg prices and high feed costs, farming organisation LTO said at the weekend....
UK's Happy Hens Thrive under One Million Trees
UK - Free-range egg producers across Great Britain have planted more than one million trees to create a happy habitat for their hens. ...
Eggs Recommended for Older Ages
UK - A paper published in the August/September issue of "Network Health Dietitians" recommends eggs as an ideal food for older people....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals to improve animal welfare in the food supply chain....
Woolworths Removes Caged Eggs from ACT Stores
AUSTRALIA - Canberra has become the first jurisdiction in Australia where Woolworths will no longer sell caged eggs....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
ORKA Seeks Resellers and Distributors in South American Market
SOUTH AMERICA - Instruments manufactured by ORKA Food Technology (better known as “EggTester.com”) are gaining market share and strong recognition in South America markets based on their versatility, cost and reliability....
Poultry Certification Launched in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - GLOBAL G.A.P. launched the Poultry Module of the Integrated Farm Assurance Standard for Livestock in South Africa in July....
 
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