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Monday, April 21, 2014
It’s Chocs Away as Consumers Swoop for Real Eggs
UK - This Easter marks the 25th since Health Minister Edwina Currie’s comments sparked the salmonella crisis of the late 1980s – and the contrast could not be starker, with egg producers anticipating bumper sales over the holiday weekend as shoppers...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five-year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
Rooster Poses as Hen, Survives Chop
NEW ZEALAND - A rooster living in a battery hen farm has survived against incredible odds....
Taiwanese Students Dress as Hens for Poultry Welfare
TAIWAN - Students at Chung Yuan Christian University have protested in view of the Council of Agriculture by dressing up as chickens and demanding healthier living environments for laying birds. ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Brazilian Poultry Exports up in First Quarter of 2014
BRAZIL - Surveys conducted by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) show that Brazilian exports of poultry - including shipments of chickens, eggs, turkeys, ducks and drakes, fertile eggs and genetic material - amounted to 950,200 tonnes...
Team Seeks to Understand Free Range Farming’s Questions
AUSTRALIA - The latest edition of eChook discusses what free range poultry production actually means in Australia. This stems from the fact that no two free range farms are the same....
Friday, April 11, 2014
Food Products Contaminated by Bacteria from Livestock Farming
NETHERLANDS - Disease-causing bacteria resulting from livestock farming can contaminate food products and find their way to humans....
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Study Shows Egg Salmonella Level Unaffected by Hen Housing Type
US - In two studies, researchers have found similar levels of Salmonella contamination on eggs from hens housed in conventional cages and colony cages after birds had been inoculated with the same dose of bacteria....
Poultry Feed Prices to Rise in India
INDIA - Following continuous uptrend in prices of key ingredients in the last few days, poultry feed products are set to turn dearer in the coming weeks....
Monday, April 07, 2014
50th Anniversary of IEC: What Comes Next for the Egg Industry?
AUSTRIA - For two days, the members of the International Egg Commission (IEC) gathered in Vienna to discuss the hot topics affecting the world egg industry at the IEC Business Conference. In addition, the event celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the IEC,...
Study Examines Cost of New US Organic Egg Programme Options
US - Proposed changes to the National Organic Program from egg producers could worsen the economic prospects for larger organic egg producers and cause them to leave the organic sector, according to new research from North Carolina....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Iowa Resolves to Fight California's Egg Law
IOWA, US - The Iowa House has passed a resolution calling for repeal of a California law that forbids the sale of eggs produced by hens kept in cages that do not meet certain size and space requirements. ...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Rainbow Rooster Birds in South India
INDIA - Rainbow Rooster, a dual-purpose, multi-coloured, low-input bird from Indbro Research & Breeding Farms is gaining popularity in southern states of India....
ORKA Participated in Midwest Poultry Federation Convention
US - ORKA Food Technology participated in Midwest Poultry Federation Convention at St. Paul, Minnesota on 19 and 20 March 2014....
Business Analysis, Egg Processing Discussions Drew IEC Event to Close
AUSTRIA - IEC Business Conference Vienna 2014 came a close on Tuesday, as the conference sessions focussed delegates’ attention on business analysis and egg processing. ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Victorian Egg Farm Recovers from Salmonella Problem
AUSTRALIA - The owners of a western Victorian egg farm are vaccinating birds for the first time, following a salmonella scare last month....
Health Benefits of Eggs Underlined at Food Forum
UK - Health professionals at the latest meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Food & Health Forum heard Professor Bruce Griffin underline the scientific case for including eggs in dietary guidelines....
International Egg Foundation Launched to Help Combat Malnutrition
GLOBAL - A new charitable foundation, the International Egg Foundation (IEF) has been launched by the International Egg Commission during its IEC Business Conference Vienna 2014. ...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Successful Start to Egg Commission's 50th Anniversary Meeting
AUSTRIA - As the International Egg Commission (IEC) celebrates its 50th anniversary, its Business Conference Vienna 2014 gets off to an excellent start....
Integrated Approach for Maximum Egg Production
THE NETHERLANDS - Jansen Poultry Equipment offers an integrated approach for the production of cage free consumption eggs. This approach aims to create extra value by achieving maximum production in the most efficient way. ...
Tactic for Pasteurising Raw Eggs Kills Salmonella, Egg Quality Unharmed
US - Classic Caesar salad, old-fashioned eggnog, some homemade ice cream—and many other popular foods—may contain raw eggs. Now, US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-led research has produced a faster way to pasteurise raw, in-shell eggs without ruining...
Kenyan Chicken Campaign Makes Way to Top Position
KENYA - A rural chicken entreprise targeting women and youth has won a business competition organised by ‘You Win Awards’. The One Hen Campaign is a social enterprise seeking to empower rural communities through rearing of indigenous chicken....
Ban on Egg Company at Centre of Salmonella Outbreak Lifted
AUSTRALIA - The Victorian Health Department has lifted a ban on raw egg products from a western Victoria farm. ...
Nevada-based Company Announces Large Scale Poultry Production Facility
US - Nevada has a new company to help diversify the economy of Hawthorne, a small town located in Western Nevada....
Cal-Maine Reports Rise in Net Sales
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has reported that net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were $395.5 million compared with net sales of $360.4 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2013, according to the company's results for the third quarter and...
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