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Friday, August 22, 2014
Australian Egg Farm Exposed for Cruelty
AUSTRALIA - A farm that supplies eggs to Australia's biggest egg producer has again been accused of multiple animal welfare breaches by an animal rights group....
Eggs Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
DENMARK - Food authority Fødevarestyrelsen has ordered Hedegaard Foods to recall eggs and a number of egg-based products following the discovery of salmonella in some of its goods....
Around 50 Per Cent Drop in Gujarat Egg Consumption
INDIA - Egg consumption in Gujarat has fallen by around 50 per cent in August partly because of the month of Shravan when people fast and partly because of festivals that are round the corner....
Tasmanian Egg Producers Seek Answers on New National Egg Laws
AUSTRALIA - Small egg producers are calling on the Tasmanian government to confirm it's position on the national egg labelling laws....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
How Does the Industry Recover from China Meat Scandal?
CHINA - Following the withdrawal of meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. from global fast-food chains last month, Whole Hog Editor John Strak predicts how the scandal may affect the markets....
EW Nutrition Launches 'Science and Innovations' Series
PHILIPPINES & VIET NAM - EW Nutrition has taken the transfer of technical know-how and the sharing of specific scientific information to a new standard with customers. The launch of a science based course of lectures aimed to give more technical background,...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Iranian Exporters Looking to Supply Eggs to Russia
IRAN - Iranian exporters want to supply eggs to Russia following Moscow’s ban on produce from Western countries, Iran's Fars news agency reported on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Itar-Tass. ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Three New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - Three new outbreaks of Newcastle disease have been detected in Israel. ...
Egg Producer Seeks Pardon for Abuse of Hens
SOUTH AFRICA - Egg producer Quantum Foods, a subsidiary of Pioneer Foods, has unreservedly apologised for the abusive treatment laying hens received at its Phokeng depot in Rustenburg, the NSPCA said on Thursday....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Look for the Lion to Prevent Salmonella Outbreaks
UK - The British Egg Industry Council is urging caterers and consumers to look for the British Lion mark on eggs in the wake of a large outbreak of salmonella food poisoning believed to be linked to imported eggs....
Atyrau Region to Build Four Poultry Farms
KAZAKHSTAN - Four poultry farms worth KZT 4.3 billion will be built in the Atyrau region to produce 2,800 tons of poultry and goose meat, and 50 million eggs per year. ...
Friday, August 15, 2014
How Poultry Management, Equipment Influence Results
NETHERLANDS - Results of poultry can be influenced by management. Farmers can adjust their management according to the performance of the animals on a daily base. The only important thing is knowing which factors are responsible for the results of poultry....
Friday, August 08, 2014
First International Egg Nutrition Consortium Symposium
SCOTLAND, UK - The International Egg Nutrition Consortium will present a symposium entitled "Eggs in Human Nutrition: Current Research and Future Directions" on Wednesday, 10 September, as part of the International Egg Commission’s Global Leadership...
Record Sales for Land O'Lakes
US - Animal feed, crop, egg and dairy company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., has posted record second-quarter (Q2) and first half-year sales and earnings....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Singapore Egg Prices Rise as Supply from Malaysia Falls
SINGAPORE - Prices of fresh eggs from Malaysia have gone up by about five per cent because of a supply shortfall after two farms were suspended for health reasons, although higher costs are also playing a part....
Countdown to British Egg Week Underway
UK - The countdown to this year's British Egg Week (6-12 October) is underway, with this year's theme, ‘eggs make a meal out of anything’, due to highlight the important role that eggs can play in helping to minimise food waste....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
International Egg Council Conference to Shape the Future
GLOBAL - As part of the IEC's programme of 'Shaping the Future', a series of exciting new initiatives will be launched during the IEC Global Leadership Conference in September to support the development of the Egg Industry. ...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Farm Owner Sentenced to Home Detention for False Labelling of Eggs
NEW ZEALAND - John Garnett, owner of now-defunct Northland egg producer Forest Hill Farm, has been sentenced to 12 months home detention and 200 hours community service in the Whangarei District Court today for falsely packaging and selling cage eggs...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Extending Storage Time of Eggs Increases Salmonella Risk
EU - Extending the storage time of eggs at home or at retail would increase Salmonella food poisoning risks, says EFSA’s latest scientific opinion on public health risks from eggs....
Feed Found to be Unsuitable Dustbathing Material for Hens
GERMANY - Rather than providing the desired effect of improving plumage condition, dustbathing in feed particles increases the build-up of lipids on feathers, according to a new study at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut....
Lincolnshire Egg Supplier Raises Money to End Hunger in Africa
UK - A family-run egg supplier from Lincolnshire has taken on one of the greatest challenges in its 63-year history: a climb to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Feeding Hens with Lucerne Boosts Egg Yolk Quality
ITALY - Feeding a low-fibre alfalfa meal in the layer diet had no effect on egg production but had a number of beneficial effects on egg quality, researchers in Bari report....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Focus on Speciality Eggs Pays off for Cal-Maine
US - Higher egg sales volume and increased average selling prices contributed to better financial results for the fourth quarter and the 2014 fiscal year for egg company, Cal-Maine Foods. Speciality eggs made up almost one-quarter of all egg sales in...
Poultry Farmers Unable to Hike Egg Prices
INDIA - Poultry farmers in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are incurring losses due to increased prices of poultry feed. To top it, they cannot increase the prices of eggs as neighbouring states would readily supply the product at a reduced cost, general...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
UK Egg Industry Praised in New Research Paper
UK - Further endorsement of the British egg industry’s success in tackling salmonella has been published in a new scientific paper in the Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases....
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