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12 October 2018
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...
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 ...
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...
18 September 2018
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...
06 September 2018
Could Brexit's effect on British poultry divide the rich and poor?
UK - A no deal Brexit risks creating a dangerous two tier food system that divides the rich and the poor, with the less well-off forced to accept lower standards, warns a major new report from a leading UK think-tank...
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...
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...
16 August 2018
New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued
Earlier this month the UK updated and issued a new welfare code for laying hens and pullets. The update is part of a programme of reforms designed to enhance the welfare of animals...
15 August 2018
What's new at the annual Caribbean Poultry Association ITS?
The Caribbean Poultry Association registered in Jamaica with secretariat in Trinidad & Tobago will hold their 5th annual International Technical Symposium in Suriname this September...
14 August 2018
Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
New research highlights the benefits of early photo stimulation on productivity
A new report has been published in Poultry Science which investigates the effects of dietary protein level and age at photo stimulation on the reproduction traits of broiler breeders and progeny performance...
08 August 2018
Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
31 July 2018
New Government report confirms benefits of introducing eggs early in weaning
GLOBAL - A new report confirms that allergenic foods, including hen’s eggs, can be introduced to a child’s diet from around 6 months of age...
23 July 2018
JUST eyes European market with Eurovo Group alliance
EU - Last week, JUST, the company which has developed a plant-based "scrambled egg" announced a partnership with Eurovo Group, and Italy-based egg producer and distributor...
19 July 2018
Eggs boost protein intake during childhood
GLOBAL - New report highlights role of eggs across the globe...
17 July 2018
SaladStop! joins global cage-free egg movement
GLOBAL - SaladStop!, Asia’s leading healthy food chain, is joining the global cage-free movement with a commitment to use exclusively cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025...
10 July 2018
Clear Labs unveils NGS-based platform for routine pathogen testing
USA - Clear Labs launches NGS-based food safety platform for high-volume routine pathogen testing...
Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announce cage-free egg initiative
SINGAPORE - Grand Hyatt Singapore and Andaz Singapore announced on 09 July 2018 their commitment to switch to a 100 percent cage-free egg (shell and liquid) supply chain by 2025 or earlier...
09 July 2018
New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards
UK - Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards...
04 July 2018
Investing in innovation in Canada’s egg industry
CANADA - Investment made in Canadian egg industry to improve welfare, efficiency...
13 June 2018
New opportunity for arable farmers: Grow your business with free range chickens
UK - Traditional Norfolk Poultry, a leading producer of free range chickens in the UK, has chosen the Cereals event in Cambridgeshire this week to launch its latest project to offer arable farmers a new opportunity for diversification...
 
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